Stewart, John Wolcott, 1825-1915

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Representative and Senator from Vermont; resident of Middlebury. Lawyer and prosecuting attorney of Addison County, state legislator, governor of Vermont (1870-1872), U.S. Representative (Republican, 1883-1891); appointed to U.S. Senate Mar. 24, 1908 to fill vacancy caused by the death of Redfield Proctor and served from Mar. 24, 1908 to Oct. 21 when a successor was elected. Stewart married Emma Battell in 1860 and had several children.

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From the description of John W. Stewart papers, 1850-1919. (Sheldon Museum Research Center). WorldCat record id: 731667621

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referencedIn Stewart, Emma Battell, 1837-1900. Album and notebook of Emma (Battell) Stewart, 1853-1895. Sheldon Museum Research Center
referencedIn Stewart and Swift family diaries, 1840-1914. Sheldon Museum Research Center
referencedIn Stewart, Emma Battell, 1837-1900. Emma Stewart papers, 1845-1927. Sheldon Museum Research Center
creatorOf Stewart, John Wolcott, 1825-1915. John W. Stewart papers, 1850-1919. Sheldon Museum Research Center
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Edmunds, George F. (George Franklin), 1828-1919. Letter : Washington, D.C., to [Chester Alan Arthur], [Washington, D.C.], 1883 Nov. 19. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Henry Oscar Houghton papers, 1773-1932 (inclusive) 1833-1895 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
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associatedWith Edmunds, George F. (George Franklin), 1828-1919. person
correspondedWith Houghton, Henry Oscar, 1823-1895 person
correspondedWith Hubbell, C. L. person
associatedWith Hubbell, Octave. person
correspondedWith Phelps, Edward John, 1822-1900 person
associatedWith Stewart and Wilds (Middlebury, Vt.) corporateBody
associatedWith Stewart, Emma Battell, 1837-1900. person
correspondedWith Wilde family family
associatedWith Wilds, Charles M. person
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United States
Vermont
Mississippi
Vermont--Middlebury
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Decedents' estates
Political participation
Dwellings--Remodeling
Plantations
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Practice of law
Senators, U.S. Congress
Representatives, U.S. Congress
Real property
Finance, Personal
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Lawyers--Vermont--Middlebury
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Birth 1825-11-24

Death 1915-10-29

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