STEWART, Alexander, (1829 - 1912)


STEWART, Alexander, a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada, September 12, 1829; attended the common schools of his native city; moved to Marathon County, Wis., in 1849, and settled where the city of Wausau is now located; engaged in the lumber business; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1884; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth, Fifty-fifth, and Fifty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1901); was not a candidate for renomination in 1900 to the Fifty-seventh Congress; resided in Washington, D.C., until his death on May 24, 1912; interment in Pine Grove Cemetery, Wausau, Wis.