Henry Carter Stuart, Governor

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Henry Carter Stuart

Birthdate: (78)
Death: 1933 (78)
Immediate Family:

Son of William Alexander Stuart and Mary Taylor Stuart
Husband of mary f stuart
Father of mary stuart
Brother of dale c stuart; john j stuart; susan s stuart; alexander stuart; william s stuart and 2 others
Half brother of Evans Prather Stuart

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About Henry Carter Stuart, Governor


Henry Carter Stuart (January 18, 1855 – July 24, 1933) was a businessman and U.S. political figure from Virginia. He served as the 47th Governor of Virginia between 1914 and 1918, which encompassed the time period of World War I.

A graduate of Emory and Henry College (1874), Stuart was a wealthy man as a result of taking over his father's diverse financial and agricultural interests. He was an active member of the Virginia Constitutional convention of 1901-1902 and served in the State Corporation Commission from 1902-1908. He later became the first Governor in Virginia history to win unopposed in both the primary and general elections.

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Age 78