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Mrs. Lacy Stewart Maribelle Stewart
Full Name: Marian Isabel "Maribelle" Stewart
Other surnames: Hamblen, Mills, Reich
Date of birth: December 1, 1912
Date of death: April 8, 1991

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 16 Apr 23, 1947 - Dec 3, 1948 50th (1)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris

(1) Maribelle (Mrs. W. Lacy) Stewart, in special election 4/19/1947, sworn 4/23/1947, succeeded her husband, W. Lacy Stewart, died 3/22/1947. She resigned 12/3/1948, and was succeeded for unexpired term in special election 1/9/1949, by J. Searcy Bracewell, Jr., sworn 1/11/1949. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait and biographical sketch, Marian Isabel (Maribelle) Hamblen Stewart (Mills Reich), pp 119-120. Second woman elected to Senate. Relatives: W. Lacy Stewart - husband, Maribelle Stewart - wife. Capitol Women: Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999, 2000.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Women of the Texas Senate, 2019.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Women of the Texas Senate, 2017.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Mrs. Lacy Stewart, 50th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 50th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    50th R.S. - 1947
    Congressional Districts  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
    Oil, Gas and Conservation  
    Representative Districts  
    Senatorial Districts  
    State Affairs  

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