….Lawyer and faithful government officer,
Believer in Jesus Christ and an honest man.
Stewart Steel, born Londonderry, Ireland, August 4, 1800. Came to the United States 1818 and to Blairsville in 1830. Was formerly County Treasurer of Cambria County. Admitted to the Bar 1825. Gave some time to the manufacture of iron and to merchandising. Served as U.S. Consul in Dundee, Scotland, during President Polk's administration.
Blairsville Record, May 8, 1861