Stewart, Samuel V. (Samuel Vernon), 1872-1939

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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

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referencedIn Edwards, John Edward, 1866-. Letters, 1895-1921. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Charles B. Wemple's Florence Home Guard papers, 1918-1920 University of Montana--Missoula Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Scholes, Arthur G. 1874-1953. Helena Creamery Records (1923-1928). Montana Historical Society Library
creatorOf Stewart, Samuel V. (Samuel Vernon), 1872-1939. Samuel V. Stewart Papers 1889-1943 Montana Historical Society Library
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associatedWith Cooper, Gary, 1901-1961. person
associatedWith Edwards, John Edward, 1866- person
associatedWith Scholes, Arthur G. 1874-1953 person
correspondedWith Wemple, Charles B. (Charles Bartlett), 1880-1969 person
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Birth 1872-08-02

Death 1939-09-15



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