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William M. Stewart

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William M. Stewart
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U.S. Senate, Nevada
Former officeholder
In office
February 1, 1865 – March 3, 1875, 1887 – 1905
Date of birthAugust 9, 1827
Place of birthGalen, New York
ReligionRoman Catholic


William M. Stewart (August 9, 1827 – April 23, 1909), was a member of the U.S. Senate from the state of Nevada from 1865-1875 and 1887-1905. He served as a Republican until switching to the Silver Party in 1893. He switched back to Republican in 1901.[1]


Political offices
Preceded by
U.S. Senate - Nevada
December 15, 1864 – March 4, 1875
Succeeded by
William Sharon
Preceded by
James G. Fair
U.S. Senate - Nevada
March 4, 1887 – March 4, 1905
Succeeded by
George S. Nixon