Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Stewarts in:
 • Oak Grove Cemetery
 • Uniontown
 • Fayette County
 • Pennsylvania
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Andrew J. Stewart, Jr
Birth: Apr. 9, 1836
Fayette County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 9, 1903
Fayette County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Veteran US Congressman. The son of three-time Pennsylvania Congressman Andrew Stewart Sr., he was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, and attended Jefferson medical school in Philadelphia prior to the Civil War. When the conflict started, he enlisted in the 85th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and was commissioned as 1st Lieutenant and regimental Adjutant in November 1861. He served in this duty until September 1862, when he was assigned as a Captain of Volunteer and served as an Assistant Adjutant General through the rest of his service. He first ran for Congress in 1874, losing the election to Congressman John Winfield Wallace. In 1891 he was successful in his next attempt, being elected to represent Pennsylvania's 24th District in the United States House of Representatives. However, his election was contested by Alexander Kerr Craig, who was successful in his challenge. Congressman Stewart served from March 4, 1891 to February 26, 1892, when Alexander Craig assumed the seat. Craig would serve a little over 5 months before dying in office in July 1892, and Andrew J. Stewart made one last attempt to be elected for the seat he once held. However, that vacancy election was won by Democrat William Allen Sipe. Congressman Stewart spent his remaining days as a paper pulp and lumber manufacturer, and passed away at the age of 67 in Stewarton, Pennsylvania in 1903. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
Family links: 
  Elizabeth Shriver Stewart (1806 - 1894)
  Charles Stewart (1831 - 1897)*
  Andrew J. Stewart (1836 - 1903)
  William Francis Stewart (1840 - 1870)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Grove Cemetery
Fayette County
Pennsylvania, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Aug 18, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7776282
Andrew J. Stewart, Jr
Added by: Russ Dodge
Andrew J. Stewart, Jr
Added by: Russ Dodge
Andrew J. Stewart, Jr
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Millennium Memorials
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: Apr. 9, 2014

- John P. Birosak
 Added: Nov. 11, 2013
Thank you for your service.
- luvshistory
 Added: Nov. 9, 2010
There are 10 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.5 after 16 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service