Andrew STUART, Congress, OH (1823-1872)


STUART, Andrew, a Representative from Ohio; born near Pittsburgh, Pa., August 3, 1823; moved to Pittsburgh with his mother in 1834; received limited schooling; worked in a newspaper office; moved to Steubenville, Ohio, in 1850; was editor of the American Union 1850-1857; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-third Congress (March 4, 1853-March 3, 1855); unsuccessful candidate for reelection; engaged in the shipping business on the Gulf of Mexico and in the transportation of mails and supplies from Leavenworth, Kans., to Santa Fe, N.Mex.; resided in Washington, D.C., from 1869 until his death, April 30, 1872; interment in Union Cemetery, Steubenville, Ohio.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present