Andrew Stewart (died 1903)

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Andrew Stewart (April 6, 1836 – November 9, 1903) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

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Andrew Stewart (son of Congressman Andrew Stewart) was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. He attended Sewickley Academy in Sewickley, Pennsylvania, and Madison College in Uniontown. He studied medicine and attended Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During the American Civil War he enlisted as a private in the Eighty-fifth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and served throughout the war. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1874. He presented credentials as a Republican Member-elect to the Fifty-second Congress and served from March 4, 1891, to February 26, 1892, when he was succeeded by Alexander K. Craig, who contested his election. He was again an unsuccessful candidate to the same congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Alexander Craig. He was later engaged in the manufacture of paper pulp and lumber. He died in Stewarton, Pennsylvania. Interment in Union Cemetery in Uniontown.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Joseph W. Ray
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 24th congressional district

1891-1892
Succeeded by
Alexander K. Craig