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Charles Edward Stuart

Member From: 1881 - 1887

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  • Birth Date: May 18, 1850 Birth Place:"Panorama", King George County, Virginia
  • Death Date: April 16, 1889
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Ruth Yeaton
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  • Bio: Born at “Panorama”, King George County, Va., May 18, 1850. Died in Alexandria, Va., April 16, 1889. Buried in the Presbyterian Cemetery, Alexandria, Va. Charles E. Stuart of Alexandria City and County was the son of Charles E. and Roberta (Lomax) Stuart. His father graduated in law at the University of Virginia in 1812. Speaker Stuart was also a lawyer. He was a member of the House of Delegates, 1881-87; and was elected city judge for Alexandria, January 18, 1888. He married, October 11, 1876, Ruth Yeaton, daughter of William Chauncey and Mary Frances (duVal) Yeaton of Alexandria. Mrs. Yeaton was a granddaughter of judge Gabriel duVal, Comptroller of the Treasury of the United States and Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

    While he was Speaker of the House, the Clerk was JOHN BELL BIGGER.
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Speaker of the House - 1883 - 1887
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1881-1882 Alexandria City and Alexandria County Funder Banks, Currency and Commerce
Officers and Offices at the Capitol
1883-1884 Alexandria City and Alexandria County Funder Speaker of the House Rules (Chair)
1885-1887 Alexandria City and Alexandria County Democrat Speaker of the House

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