C. Stewart

Charles Stewart

Full Name: Charles "Charley" Stewart
Other surnames: Stuart
Date of birth: May 30, 1836
Date of death: September 21, 1895

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 18 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 9, 1883 16th (4) (5) (6)   17th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris, Montgomery

(1) Democrat, 11/17/1880, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
(2) Harris county election returns show "for the legislature, the democratic ticket is generally conceded to be elected, except, perhaps, McComb, the floater," p. 1, 11/4/1880. Galveston Daily News.
(3) Democrat. Pocket Directory of the Seventeenth Legislature of Texas, 1881.
(4) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(5) 16th Legislature, Regular Session - Roll call of newly elected Senators, oath of office administered, 1/14/1879, p. 3. Senate Journal.
(6) Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Military Service Notes

  • Confederate States Army, 10th Regiment of Texas Infantry and George Wythe Baylor's Cavalry. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Charles Stewart. Texas Burial Sites of Civil War Notables: A Biographical and Pictorial Field Guide, 2002.

Other Resources

  • Chas. Stewart, son of Chas. & Maria A. Stewart, birth date 5/30/1836, death date 9/21/1895, grave marker inscriptions, burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Houston. Find a Grave.
  • Reports from the San Antonio Herald and the progressive Paris Progress on the status of the democratic party, p. 3, 2/12/1880. Galveston Daily News.
  • Stewart, Charles (1836-1895). Political Graveyard: a Database of Historic Cemeteries.
  • Delegate to Secession Convention of Texas, 1861. Journal of the Secession Convention of Texas 1861. Edited from the original in the department of state by Ernest William Winkler, State Librarian. Texas Library and Historical Commission, the State Library. Austin: Austin Print. Co., 1912, pp. 20-22. Originally published serially in newspapers. Texas Constitutions Digitization Project (Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin), 2009.


  • Photograph. C. Stewart, 17th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

17th R.S. - 1881
Agricultural and Mechanical College and State Normal Schools, Visit  
Commerce and Manufactures  
Constitutional Amendments  
Educational Affairs  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 2 (Chair) 
Memorial Resolutions  
Public Claims and Accounts  
Public Lands  
Senatorial and Representative Districts  
State Affairs  
State Indebtedness (Chair) 
Statistics of Industries, Public Health, and History of Texas  
Treasurer's and Comptroller's Departments  
16th R.S. - 1879
Commerce and Manufactures  
Constitutional Amendments  
Educational Affairs  
Galveston News  
Governor's Message, Election of County Officers in Harrison and Smith Counties  
Insurance, Statistics and History  
Internal Improvements  
Judicial Districts  
Judiciary No. 2 (Chair) 
New Judiciary Article to the Constitution  
Privileges and Elections  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
Public Debt  
Public Lands  
Revision of Code  
Stock and Stock Raising  

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