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Stewart, Charles

(born: 1869) 

Charles Stewart was born in Frankfort, KY, the son of Henry and Harriet Stewart. Charles Stewart was a newspaper correspondent and press agent for the National Baptist Convention. He was also president and manager of Stewart's General Press Bureau in Chicago. He had previously worked for the Courier-Journal (Louisville) and the Chicago Inter Ocean. He attended State University [later Simmons University] and a business school in Chicago, and he graduated from Alabama A & M College [now Alabama A & M University]. He was a member of the National Negro Press Association. For more see Who's Who of the Colored Race, 1915; and the Booker T. Washington Papers at the University of Illinois Press website, vol. 5 (1899-1900), p. 53.


Cited in this Entry

NKAA Entry: Simmons College (Louisville, KY)
NKAA Entry: National Colored Press Association
American Press Association, 1881-1909
National Negro Press Association, 1909-1939
NKAA Source: Courier-Journal [Louisville] (newspaper)
NKAA Source: Who's who of the colored race : a general biographical dictionary of men and women of African descent, v.1 (1915)

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“Stewart, Charles,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed September 18, 2020,

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