Jerry A. Steward

Jerry Alexander Steward

Full Name: Jerry Alexander Steward
Date of birth: January 26, 1895
Date of death: September 20, 1960

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 57 Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd   Democrat Fairfield / Freestone   Freestone
H 57 Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 9, 1951 51st   Democrat Fairfield / Freestone   Freestone

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Military Service Notes

  • United States Navy, World War II, Rear Admiral. Military grave marker, Jerry A. Steward. Awarded the Navy Cross (includes text of Navy Cross citation for Jerry Alexander Steward), Purple Heart with three Gold Stars, the Army Distinguished Unit Badge and Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Philippine Distinguished Service Star. Jerry Alexander Steward, birth date 1/26/1895, death date 9/20/1960, burial in Stewards Mill Cemetery, Stewards Mill, Freestone County. Includes photograph, biographical sketch. Find a Grave.
  • United States Navy Construction Engineer Corps, World War II, Rear Admiral. Obituary, "Navy Hero, Freestone Native, Dies," 9/22/1960, p. 15. Waco News-Tribune.

Other Resources

  • Jerry Alexander Steward, birth date 1/26/1895, death date 9/20/1960 in Nueces County, U.S. Navy. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Jerry Alexander Steward awards and citations: Navy Cross and Prisoner of War Medal. Military Times Hall of Valor.
  • Obituary, "Navy Hero, Freestone Native, Dies," 9/22/1960, p. 15. Waco News-Tribune.


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Committee Information top

52nd R.S. - 1951
Game and Fisheries  
Interstate Cooperation (Chair) 
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
51st R.S. - 1949
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Military and Veteran's Affairs  
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Revenue and Taxation  

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