B.J. Stewart

Brittie J. Stewart

Full Name: Brittie J. Stewart
Date of birth: April 22, 1898
Date of death: October 9, 1989

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 86 Jan 9, 1923 - Jan 13, 1925 38th   Democrat Barksdale / Edwards   Bandera, Crockett, Edwards, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Menard, Schleicher, Sutton
H 115 Jan 11, 1921 - Jan 9, 1923 37th   Democrat Barksdale / Edwards   Bandera, Crockett, Edwards, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Menard, Sutton

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, announcement for State Senate, "B.J. Stewart Drafted for State Senate: Edwards County Tax Payers Support Legislator," Del Rio Evening News, 5/13/1932, pp. 1, 5. Birth date 4/22/1898 near Barksdale, Edwards County, Texas; U.S. Marine Corps, World War I, member of Marine Brigade. "He was selected to the State Legislature from the 86th District in 1921 and served for two terms. He made a good record as a young legislator, and took an active part in the passage of many important bills." NewspaperARCHIVE.com.

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Census of 1920 - Brittie J. Stewart, Justice Precinct 6, Edwards County, age 21, born circa 1899, farmer, son of Brittie A. and Viola A. Stewart, sister Leona.
    Census of 1930 - B.J. Stewart, Justice Precinct 2, Edwards County, age 31, born circa 1899, farmer, spouse Vida Mae, daughter Magelyn L., son Brit A.
    Census of 1940 - B.J. Stewart, Camp Wood, Real County, age 41, born circa 1899, teacher/public school, spouse Veda, daughters Magilyn and Rosemary, son Bret A. FamilySearch. 1920 1930 1940
  • Brittie J. Stewart, Berksdale, Texas, birth date 4/22/1899. FamilySearch United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940, 1985.
  • B.J. Stewart of Barksdale, announcement for Representative, 115th District; endorsement of Kimble County citizens and veterans, "An Endorsement," 7/23/1920, p. 4. Kerrville Mountain Sun.
  • 38th Legislature (1923) - B.J. Stewart, postoffice Garksdale [sic: Barksdale], nativity Texas, age 25, lawyer and ranchman, member of former legislatures: 37th, Democrat.
    37th Legislature (1921) - B.J. Stewart, postoffice Barksdale, teacher and ranchman. Texas Legislative Manual. 37th 38th


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Committee Information top

38th R.S. - 1923
Banks and Banking  
Federal Relations (Vice Chair) 
Live Stock and Stock Raising  
Military Affairs  
Public Lands and Buildings  
School Districts  
37th R.S. - 1921
Banks and Banking  
Conservation and Reclamation  
Engrossed Bills  
Military Affairs  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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