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  Stewart, Andrew
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AffiliationRepublican   
NameAndrew Stewart
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Uniontown, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born June 11, 1791
DiedJuly 16, 1872 (81 years)
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Dec 20, 2014 05:33pm
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InfoSTEWART, Andrew, (father of Andrew Stewart [1836-1903]), a Representative from Pennsylvania; born near Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa., on June 11, 1791; received a good education; taught school; was graduated from Washington College (now Washington and Jefferson College), Washington, Pa.; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1815 and commenced practice in Uniontown; member of the state house of representatives 1815-1818; was appointed by President Monroe as United States attorney for the western district of Pennsylvania and served from 1818 to 1820, when he resigned; elected as a Republican to the Seventeenth Congress, reelected as a Jackson Republican to the Eighteenth Congress, elected as a Jacksonian to the Nineteenth Congress, and reelected as an Adams candidate to the Twentieth Congress (March 4, 1821-March 3, 1829); elected as an Anti-Masonic candidate to the Twenty-second and Twenty-third Congresses (March 4, 1831-March 3, 1835); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1834 to the Twenty-fourth Congress; was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth, Twenty-ninth, and Thirtieth Congresses (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1849); chairman, Committee on Manufactures (Thirtieth Congress); declined to be a candidate for renomination; affiliated with the Republican Party; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1870 to the Forty-second Congress; largely interested in building and real estate until his death in Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa., July 16, 1872; interment in Union Cemetery.

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  10/09/1860 PA District 20 Lost 47.10% (-5.81%)
  01/14/1851 PA US Senate Lost 0.75% (-56.39%)
  06/09/1848 US Vice President - W Convention Lost 4.29% (-48.77%)
  10/13/1846 PA - District 18 Won 54.26% (+8.52%)
  12/01/1845 US House Speaker Lost 0.48% (-56.19%)
  10/08/1844 PA - District 18 Won 50.61% (+1.21%)
  10/10/1843 PA - District 18 Won 50.68% (+1.35%)
  05/25/1841 PA - District 20 - Special Election Lost 43.55% (-12.90%)
  10/14/1834 PA - District 20 Lost 41.07% (-17.86%)
  10/09/1832 PA - District 20 - Initial Election Won 51.79% (+3.57%)
  10/12/1830 PA - District 14 Won 54.31% (+8.62%)
  10/14/1828 PA District 14 Lost 43.73% (-12.55%)
  10/10/1826 PA District 14 Won 75.21% (+50.42%)
  10/12/1824 PA District 14 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  10/08/1822 PA District 14 Won 60.77% (+21.54%)
  10/10/1820 PA - District 13 Won 48.30% (+8.17%)
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