John Knox Stewart

John K. Stewart
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 21st district
In office
March 4, 1899 – March 3, 1903
Preceded byDavid F. Wilber
Succeeded byJohn H. Ketcham
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the Montgomery district
In office
January 1, 1890 – December 31, 1890
Preceded byW. Barlow Dunlap
Succeeded byDistrict eliminated
Personal details
Born(1853-10-20)October 20, 1853
Perth, New York
DiedJune 27, 1919(1919-06-27) (aged 65)
Amsterdam, New York
Political partyRepublican

John Knox Stewart (October 20, 1853 – June 27, 1919) was a Representative from New York.

Stewart was born in Perth, Fulton County, New York on October 20, 1853. He moved with his parents to Amsterdam, New York in 1860 and attended the public schools and Amsterdam Academy. He was engaged in the manufacture of paper until 1885, when he engaged in the manufacture of textiles; sewer commissioner of the city 1885 - 1890; a director of the Farmers’ National Bank of Amsterdam and of the Chuctanunda Gas Light Co.; vice president of the Amsterdam Board of Trade; member of the New York State Assembly (Montgomery Co.) in 1890; elected as a Republican to the 56th and 57th United States Congresses, holding office from March 4, 1899, to March 3, 1903; resumed the manufacture of textiles and continued in that business until his death in Amsterdam, N.Y. and is buried in Greenhill Cemetery.

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
W. Barlow Dunlap
New York State Assembly
Montgomery County

Succeeded by
District eliminated
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
David F. Wilber
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 21st congressional district

Succeeded by
John H. Ketcham