For people of a similar name see Catherine Stuart (disambiguation)
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Mrs Catherine Campbell Stewart (née Sword) (15 August 1881 – 2 April 1957) was a New Zealand politician of the Labour Party.
She won the Wellington West electorate in the 1938 election, when she defeated long-standing MP Robert Alexander Wright. She was the second woman to be elected to Parliament after Elizabeth McCombs. She was defeated in the next election in 1943.
After the death of her husband, she returned to live in Glasgow, where she died on 2 April 1957.
- Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First published in 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.
- Women in Parliamentary Life 1970-1990: Hocken Lecture 1993 by Marilyn Waring, page 35-36 (Hocken Library, University of Otago, 1994) ISBN 0-902041-61-4
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