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  Stewart, Gideon Tabor
NameGideon Tabor Stewart
Norwalk, Ohio , United States
Website [Link]
Born August 07, 1824
Died 00, 1909 (84 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedMr. Matt
Aug 07, 2012 05:30pm
InfoHon Gideon T. Stewart, Esq. was born in Johnstown, N.Y., in 1824. At the age of 14 he removed with his parents to Oberlin, where he attended college, but left in his sophomore year in order to study law, first in Norwalk, and later in Columbus O. with Attorney Swayne, afterwards of the U.S. Supreme Court. He began the practice of law in August 1846. Mr. Stewart was also and editor of distinguished ability. He edited the Whig organ at Norwalk for three years, and in 1864 the Dubuque Daily Times. He owned at one time a one-half interest in the Toledo Daily Blade, and later a half interest in the Toledo Commercial. In politics, Mr. Stewart is known throughout the United States as a prominent Prohibitionist, receiving many honors at that party's hands. He has been a nominee for
supreme judge and for Governor of Ohio, on the state ticket, and also candidate for vice president on the national Prohibition ticket. He is one of Norwalk's most able and distinguished citizens ( [Link] )


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