Stewart, Samuel V. (Samuel Vernon), 1872-1939Alternative names
Samuel V. Stewart was born on August 2, 1872, in Monroe County, Ohio, the son of John W. and Maria (Carle) Stewart. The family moved to Kansas about 1883. After attending the Kansas Normal College, Stewart taught school for a few years, and then graduated from the University of Kansas law school in 1898. He was admitted to the Montana bar shortly after his graduation. He practiced law in Virginia City.
Stewart was elected Montana governor in 1912 and re-elected in 1916. In 1932 he was elected associate justice of the Montana Supreme Court. He served in that capacity until his death on August 15, 1939.
From the description of Samuel V. Stewart Papers 1889-1943 (Montana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 317071871
- Montana (as recorded)