STEUART, James M.

1825–1880

Biography

STEUART, James, a Postmaster from Virginia; born in Alexandria, Va., in 1825; sheriff, Tuolumne County, California; served in United States Army; served in Confederate Army; elected Postmaster of the United States House of Representatives for the Forty-fourth Congress and for the two succeeding Congresses, and served until his death on October 7, 1880 (December 6, 1875–October 7, 1880); died on October 7, 1880, in Alexandria Va., interment at Presbyterian Cemetery, Alexandria, Va.

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