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William Henry Stewart

William Henry Stewart
Full Name: William Henry Stewart
Birth date: May 8, 1818
Death date: March 26, 1903

Terms of Service

  • House, 8th Legislature
    11/7/1859 - 11/4/1861
     
  • House, 3rd (3) Legislature
    11/5/1849 - 11/3/1851
     
  • House, 2nd (1) (2) Legislature
    2/15/1848 - 11/5/1849
     
(1) Stewart sworn 2/15/1848, p. 670. House Journal .
(2) 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.
(3) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 28th Legislature, 3/26/1903, p. 1015. Resolutions - Memorial .
  • "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 .

Photographs

Other Resources

  • William H. Stewart and Maco Stewart, Jr. mentioned in biographical sketch of Maco Stewart, Sr., Volume IV, 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 .
  • Confederate States Army, Major, Quartermaster Corps. Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Portrait. Texas Album of the Eighth Legislature 1860.
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