Henry Carter Stuart Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Emory and Henry College, 1874. Law course, University of Virginia, 1874-1875. Doctor of Laws, 1913 and 1915.
Began business 1875; president, treasurer The Stuart Land & Cattle Company of Virginia. President Buckhorn Coal Company. President First National Bank of Lebanon, Virginia, 1898-1905.
Delaware Democratic National Convention, 1892. Member Virginia Constitutional Convention, 1901-1902, board of visitors, University of Virginia, 1902, Virginia State Corporation Commission, 1903-1908. Governor of Virginia, 1914-1918.
Delegate at large Democratic National Convention, 1916, 24. Chairman National Agricultural Advisory Committee, 1917-1918. Member of commission appointed by President Wilson to investigate large packers, 1918, also member price fixing committee of War Industries Board, 1918.
Member of President’s Industrial Conference, December 1919. Appointed member Inter-State Commerce Commission, 1920, but declined. Director United States Chamber Commerce, 1929.
President Virginia Pay-As-You-Go Road Association, 1923. Home: Elk Garden, Va.
1913; Stuart was elected Governor of Virginia with 91.87% of the vote, defeating Socialist C. Campbell and Socialist Labor B.D. Downey.
Member Va; member commn. Member price fixing com. Member of President’s Industrial Conf.
Member Inter-State Commerce Commn.
Married Margaret Bruce Carter, February 26, 1896.