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Andrew STEWART

(1836-1903)

STEWART, Andrew, (son of Andrew Stewart [1791-1872]), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa., April 6, 1836; attended Sewickley Academy, Sewickley, Pa., and Madison College, Uniontown, Pa.; studied medicine and attended Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa.; during the Civil War enlisted as a private in the Eighty-fifth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and served throughout the war; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1874 to the Forty-fourth Congress; presented credentials as a Republican Member-elect to the Fifty-second Congress and served from March 4, 1891, to February 26, 1892, when he was succeeded by Alexander K. Craig, who contested his election; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Fifty-second Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Alexander K. Craig; engaged in the manufacture of paper pulp and lumber; died in Stewarton, Fayette County, Pa., November 9, 1903; interment in Union Cemetery, Uniontown, Pa.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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