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Maco Stewart

Full Name: Maco Stewart, Jr.
Birth date: October 28, 1896
Death date: December 16, 1950

Terms of Service

  • House, 38th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    5/10/1923 - 1/13/1925
    Democrat
(1) 38th Legislature, 2nd C.S. - Oath of Office Administered (to Maco Stewart), 5/10/1923, p. 470. No committee appointments listed in 2nd C.S.; see 3rd C.S., p. 5. House Journal .
(2) Maco Stewart, Jr., sworn 5/10/1923, succeeded Leo C. Brady, resigned 3/26/1923. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) Maco Stewart, Jr. Texas Legislative Manual .
(4) Assumed Democrat based on listing as Democrat in in 1944. In 1944 conservative Texas Democrats attempted to take over the state party. "Failing that, they formed a third party, the Texas Regulars, 'whose membership was dominated by independent oilmen like Maco Stewart Jr. . . .,'" "Lifestyles of the Rich and Infamous," 11/28/2008, Texas Observer .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 57th Legislature, R.S., HSR 398. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary .
  • 52nd Legislature, R.S., SCR 11. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • United States Marine Corps, Captain, World War I. "At the outbreak of World War I on April 6, 1917, he volunteered for military service. He was a member of the first Marine Officers' School in Quantico, Virginia and was a member of the First Marine Aviation Force. He served overseas on the Belgian Front and was promoted to Captain while on overseas duty. In April, 1919, he was honorably discharged from the Marines." 52nd Legislature, R.S., HSR 31. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • 52nd Legislature, R.S., HSR 31. Resolutions - Memorial .

Other Resources

  • 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.
  • "Purchase of Ranch Gets Approval Nod from Parks Chief," 11/8/1969, p. 18. Galveston Daily News .
  • STEWART, MACO (1896-1950). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • "Maco Stewart's Theme: Human Beings, not Cogs," 7/30/1967. Relatives: Maco Stewart, Jr. - Father; Maco Stewart, III - Son. Houston Chronicle .

Committee Information

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