Alexander Stewart (American politician)

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Alexander Stewart
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 9th district
In office
March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1901
Preceded by Thomas Lynch
Succeeded by Webster E. Brown
Personal details
Born (1829-09-13)September 13, 1829
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
Died May 24, 1912(1912-05-24) (aged 82)
Washington, D.C.
Resting place Pine Grove Cemetery in Wausau, Wisconsin
Political party Republican
The Alexander Stewart House in Washington, D.C., now serves as the Embassy of Luxembourg.

Alexander Stewart (September 13, 1829 – May 24, 1912) was a member of the United States House of Representatives for Wisconsin.

Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, Stewart moved to Wausau, Wisconsin, where he became involved in the lumber industry. Stewart was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth, Fifty-fifth, and Fifty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1901). He represented Wisconsin's 9th congressional district. He did not run for reelection to the Fifty-seventh Congress.

He was a prominent person in the early days of Wausau and Stewart Avenue, one of the main roads in Wausau, is named in his honor. Stewart died in Washington, D.C. and was buried in the Pine Grove Cemetery in Wausau.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas Lynch
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 9th congressional district

March 4, 1895 - March 3, 1901
Succeeded by
Webster E. Brown