STEWART, Donald Wilbur (1940-)

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.

University of Alabama
W.S. Hoole Special Collections
Tuscaloosa, AL
Papers: 1978-1981. Ca. 45 cubic feet. Senatorial papers and videotape (1979). Unprocessed.

  • Watson, Elbert L. "Donald W. Stewart.'' In Alabama United States Senators, pp. 153-55. Huntsville, AL: Strode Publishers, 1982.