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Dr William John Stewart

Dr William John Stewart

Palmer, Lake County, Indiana, USA
Death 21 Oct 1948 (aged 79)
Burial Frankfort, Marshall County, Kansas, USA
Plot North Side Block 117 Lot 4
Memorial ID 100124993 · View Source
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Frankfort, Kansas, Index
Thursday, October 28, 1948

William J. Stewart, son of John and Melissa
Stewart was born on July 7, 1869 on a farm in
Lake County, Indiana, the first of nine child-

He was educated in the public schools at
Bloomington and at the Northern University
at Valpariso.

Dr. Stewart was united in marriage to Mary
Ann Baird in 1896, and to this union two
children were born, Gertrude A. and Martha
E. Stewart.

In 1898 he came to Kansas and for seven
years engaged in farming at Eskridge.

In 1905 he determined to become a doctor
and entered the Kansas Medical College at
Topeka, Kansas from which he graduated in

He practiced medicine in Summerfield until
1922 when he moved to Frankfort.

After the death of Mary Ann Stewart in
Summerfield, Dr. Stewart was later married
to Mable Woodward who also preceded him
in death.

Doctor Stewart was a loyal member of the
Presbyterian Church and served many years
as an elder in the Frankfort church.

In 1944 he was united in marriage to Elva
Liepman who survives.

For a period of forty years Dr. Stewart was a
member of the staff of the Christ’s Hospital in
Topeka, Kansas. He served on the Frankfort
School Board from 1933 to the time of his
death. He was a member of the Marshall
County Medical Society and was serving as
President of the organization at the time of his
death. He was also a member of the Kansas
Medical Society and had served Marshall
County both as a County Health Officer and

He was a member of the Rotary Club and
Was regular in attendance and interest in
that organization.

Dr. Stewart lived a well rounded life. He was
more than a doctor to his patients and friends.
They counseled with him on many personal
problems and he would take the time out of
his schedule to render help and comfort to
those in need. He took an interest in educat-
ional, civic, and religious life as well as
health of the community.

He is survived by his wife, Elva of the home;
and two children, Mrs. B.W. Carrington,
Elyria, Ohio and Mrs. G.C. Bowser, St.
Joseph, Missouri; one grandchild; two sisters,
Mrs. Alice Vickers, Lincoln, Nebraska and
Mrs. Nellie Gibbs, Valpariso, Indiana; two
brothers, Clayton Stewart, Big Springs,
Texas and Ross Stewart, Valpariso, Indiana;
as well as other relatives and friends.

Burial was in the Frankfort Cemetery,
Frankfort, Kansas.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dr William John Stewart (7 Jul 1869–21 Oct 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100124993, citing Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Marshall County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Mike (contributor 47959536) .