STEUART, James M.

1825–1880

Biography

STEUART, James, a Postmaster from Virginia; born in Alexandria, Va., 1825; sheriff, Tuolumne County, California; served in the United States Army; served in the Confederate Army; elected Postmaster of the United States House of Representatives to the Forty-fourth and to the two succeeding Congresses 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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