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Charles Stewart Charles Stewart
Full Name: Charles "Charley" Stewart
Other surnames: Stuart
Date of birth: May 30, 1836
Date of death: September 21, 1895

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 18 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 9, 1883 17th (1) (2) (3)   16th (4) (5) (6)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris, Montgomery
(1) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Harris county election returns show "for the legislature, the democratic ticket is generally conceded to be elected, except, perhaps, McComb, the floater," p. 1, 11/4/1880. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(4) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(5) 16th Legislature - 1/14/1879, p. 1. Listed as one of the "newly elected senators, approached the president's desk and took the oath of office prescribed by the constitution." Senate Journal.
(6) Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biography, pp. 516-521. Stewart an ardent supporter of the Whig party. Bench and Bar of Texas, 1885.
  • STEWART, Charles (1836-1895). Representative, TX. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress 1774-Present.
  • Biography, Volume II, "Bench and Bar of East Texas," pp. 582-583. East Texas: Its History and Its Makers, 1940.
  • Charles Stewart, birth date 5/30/1836, death date 9/21/1895, portrait drawing, brief biographical sketch, interment in Glenwood Cemetery, Houston. Find a Grave.
  • STEWART, CHARLES (1836-1895). Elected as Democrat to Congress. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biography, Hon. Charles Stewart, pp. 449-450. History of Texas Together With a Biographical History. . . of The Cities of . . . Houston and Galveston, Containing a Concise History of the State, With Portraits and Biographies of Prominent Citizens. . ., 1895.
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 21st Legislature, 1889.
  • Biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Representative Men of Texas, 22nd Legislature, 1892.
  • Biography, Charles Stewart, p. 245. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, 10th Regiment of Texas Infantry and George Wythe Baylor's Cavalry. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Charles Stewart. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.
  • Other Resources
  • Reports from the San Antonio Herald and the progressive Paris Progress on the status of the democratic party, p. 3, 2/12/1880. Galveston Daily News.
  • Biographical information. Political Graveyard: a Database of Historic Cemeteries.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Charles Stewart, 17th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 17th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber vestibule, west wall. 2E.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 17th session composite photo of Senate members (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    17th R.S. - 1881
    Agricultural and Mechanical College and State Normal Schools, Visit  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Educational Affairs  
    Finance  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judiciary No. 2 (Chair) 
    Memorial Resolutions  
    Public Claims and Accounts  
    Public Lands  
    Senatorial and Representative Districts  
    State Affairs  
    State Indebtedness (Chair) 
    Statistics of Industries, Public Health, and History of Texas  
    Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments  
    16th R.S. - 1879
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Educational Affairs  
    Finance  
    Galveston News  
    Governor's Message, Election of County Officers in Harrison and Smith Counties  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Internal Improvements  
    Judicial Districts  
    Judiciary No. 2 (Chair) 
    New Judiciary Article to the Constitution  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Debt  
    Public Lands  
    Revision of Code  
    Stock and Stock Raising  
     

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