William Alexander Stewart

Full Name: William Alexander Stewart
Date of birth: November 25, 1829
Date of death: June 26, 1896

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 5 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (1)   Democrat Crockett / Houston   Houston

(1) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, William Alexander Stewart, p. 253. Born 11/25/1829 near Crawfordsville, Green County, Georgia; admitted to bar in Tuskegee, Alabama, 1852; moved to Texas in 1854 and settled at Crockett. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Census of 1870 - W.A. Stuart, Crockett, Houston County, age 40, born circa 1830 in Georgia, lawyer, living in household with S.J. Stuart (female, age 36) and children E.J., Willie, Mollie, H.I., and I.B. Stuart.
    Census of 1880 - William Stewart, Crockett, Houston County, age 50, born circa 1830 in Georgia, lawyer, widowed, daughters Ella Stewart, Willie and Mollie Burnett. FamilySearch. 1870 1880
  • Representative from Houston County in the 16th Legislature, p. 24; mentioned, Capt. of the Guard in Trinity Chapter No. 4 of R.A.M. (Masons), history of the Baptist Church and Presbyterian Church in Crockett, distinguished lawyer and member of the Crockett Bar, pp. 91, 107, 113, and 140. The History of Houston County, Texas, 1943.
  • Death notice, Colonel W.A. Stewart, The Galveston Daily News, 6/28/1896, p. 2, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "At one time one of the leading members of the Crockett bar . . . he represented this county [Houston County] in the Sixteenth legislature." Death date 6/26/1896, burial at Crockett. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Obituary, Miss Mollie Stewart, daughter of Col. W.H. Stewart of Crockett, 1892. Houston County, TXGenWeb Project.

Committee Information top

16th R.S. - 1879
Constitutional Amendments  
Judicial Districts, Select  
Judiciary No. 2  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Revised Civil Code, Select  
State Affairs  

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