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William Henry Stewart William Henry Stewart
Full Name: William Henry Stewart
Date of birth: May 8, 1818
Date of death: March 26, 1903

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 62 Nov 7, 1859 - Nov 4, 1861 8th     Gonzales / Gonzales   Gonzales
H 40 Nov 5, 1849 - Nov 3, 1851 3rd (1)     Gonzales / Gonzales   Comal, Gonzales, Guadalupe
H Gonzales Feb 5, 1848 - Nov 5, 1849 2nd (2) (3)     Gonzales / Gonzales   DeWitt, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Lavaca
(1) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette [Austin, Tex.], 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
(2) Stewart sworn 2/15/1848, p. 670. House Journal.
(3) William H. Stewart, sworn 2/5/1848, succeeded John D. Anderson, resigned 1/20/1848. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 28th Legislature, 3/26/1903, p. 1015. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • William H. Stewart and Maco Stewart, Jr. mentioned in biographical sketch of Maco Stewart, Sr., p. 230. Relatives: William H. Stewart - grandfather; Maco Stewart, Jr. - grandson. Relatives: William H. Stewart - great-grandfather; Maco Stewart III - great-grandson. East Texas: Its History and Its Makers, 1940.
  • STEWART, WILLIAM HENRY (1818-1903). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Major, Quartermaster Corps. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • "For sixty-three years he has been a prominent and beloved Texan; in early days a defender of the Republic, and later of the Confederacy . . . " 28th Legislature, 3/26/1903, p. 1015. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Other Resources
  • Portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature, 1860.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. William Henry Stewart, 8th Legislature, Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature
  • Committee Informationtop
    8th R.S. - 1859
    Cameron and Hidalgo Counties, Reward for Arrest of Certain Persons  
    Finance (Chair) 
    Judicial Districts  
    3rd R.S. - 1849
    Apportionment, Special  
    Governor's Message, Select  
    Public Debt  
    Public Printing  
    Purchase of Northwestern Territory, Governor's Message  
    Santa Fe, Prepare Remonstrance and Protest Against the Further Continuance of a Military Government in  
    State Affairs  
    2nd R.S. - 1847
    Public Lands  
    State Affairs  

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