Member Biography

Joseph W. Stewart 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1915-1916       46 Democrat
1917-1918       46 Democrat

COUNTIES: Washington, Greene  


1854 -

Joseph W. Stewart (D46) Greene and Washington Counties 1915-1919

Early Life:

Joseph W. Stewart, born 1854, near Zollarsville, Washington County, Pennsylvania; same year his parents moved to a farm purchased in Greene County, near Jefferson, Pennsylvania; public school education; Monongahela College; resides, owning and operating his farm, Jefferson, Pennsylvania; agricultural Interests; chairman, Farmers ' County Institute, fourteen years; teacher, ten years; elected, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1915-1918. Burial location unknown.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 46th district, Greene and Washington Counties, 1915-1918; committee assignments, Agriculture, Appropriations, Education, Federal Relations, Forestry, Legislative Apportionment, New Counties and County Seats, Pensions and Gratuities, Public Roads and Highways.


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members S"Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.

The Pennsylvania Manual, (1918). Miller, H.P., (Compiler). Baker, W.H., (Assistant Compiler). Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 1085, 1097, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 1064.