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James H. Stewart James H. Stewart
Full Name: James H. Stewart
Date of birth: September 5, 1859
Date of death: 1924

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 48 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th (1)   Republican Calvert / Robertson   Robertson
(1) Present place of residence, Hearne, p. 50, Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 79th Legislature, R.S., HR 589, paying tribute to African American legislators and constitutional convention delegates of 1868-1900. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 81st Legislature, R.S., HCR 81, paying tribute to African American legislators and constitutional convention delegates. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • 85th Legislature, R.S., HR 452, celebrating Black History Month and honoring the leadership and vision of African American lawmakers. Resolutions - Congratulatory and Honorary.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, James H. (J.H.) Stewart. Born Caddo Parish, Louisiana, September of 1857; died 1924, place unknown. Forever Free: Nineteenth Century African-American Legislators and Constitutional Convention Delegates of Texas, 2002.
  • Biographical sketch, Chapter VI, "Black Belt Politics," pp. 109-110. Born 1857 in Louisiana. The Negro in Texas, 1874-1900, 1971.
  • Biographical sketch and descendants, pp. 93-94, born 1857. Negro Legislators of Texas and Their Descendants: a History of the Negro in Texas Politics from Reconstruction to Disfranchisement, 1935.
  • Biographical sketches of members of the 19th Legislature, p. 50, born 9/5/1859 in Caddo Parish, Louisiana. Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 64. Born September 1857 in Caddo Parish, Louisiana. Through Many Dangers, Toils, and Snares: Black Leadership in Texas, 1868-1898, 2016.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. James H. Stewart, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Agricultural and Mechanical College at Bryan, Prairie View Normal School, and Sam Houston Normal School at Huntsville  
    Educational  
    Penitentiaries  
     

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