Donald Wilbur STEWART, Congress, AL (1940)
Senate Years of Service:1978-1981
STEWART, Donald Wilbur, a Senator from Alabama; born in Munford, Talladega County, Ala., February 8, 1940; attended the Munford and Anniston public schools; graduated from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1962, and from the University of Alabama law school 1965; admitted to the Alabama bar in 1965 and commenced practice in Anniston; served in the United States Army, first lieutenant 1965; United States magistrate 1967-1970; member, Alabama house of representatives 1970-1974; member, Alabama senate 1974-1978; elected in a special election on November 7, 1978, as a Democrat to the United States Senate to complete the unexpired term of James B. Allen ending January 3, 1981; served from November 8, 1978, until January 2, 1981; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1980; is a resident of Anniston, Ala.
BibliographyWatson, Elbert L. “Donald W. Stewart.” In Alabama United States Senators, pp. 153-55. Huntsville, AL: Strode Publishers, 1982.
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present