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  Stewart, John K.
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NameJohn K. Stewart
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Amsterdam, New York , United States
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Born October 20, 1853
DiedJune 27, 1919 (65 years)
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InfoSTEWART, John Knox, a Representative from New York; born in Perth, Fulton County, N.Y., October 20, 1853; moved with his parents to Amsterdam in 1860; attended the public schools and Amsterdam Academy; 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 State assembly in 1889; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1899-March 3, 1903); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1902; resumed the manufacture of textiles and continued in that business until his death in Amsterdam, N.Y., June 27, 1919; interment in Greenhill Cemetery.


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