Rowena Stewart (1909 - 1974)

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Rowena Stewart
1909 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Rowena Stewart was born on April 8, 1909. She died in January 1974 at 64 years old. We know that Rowena Stewart had been residing in Houston, Harris County, Texas 77016.


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Rowena Stewart passed away in January 1974 at age 64. She was born on April 8, 1909. There is no information about Rowena's immediate family. We know that Rowena Stewart had been residing in Houston, Harris County, Texas 77016.
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In 1909, in the year that Rowena Stewart was born, the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

In 1910, Rowena was only 1 year old when the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

In 1922, she was only 13 years old when on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1939, when she was 30 years old, in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1974, in the year of Rowena Stewart's passing, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

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Lloyd Stewart
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Feb 6, 1916 - May 5, 2006
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Jack Stewart
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Richard Stewart
Mar 7, 1900 - November 1966
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Roland Stewart
Apr 23, 1884 - March 1966
Houston, Texas
Jocelyn Elaine Stewart
Jul 22, 1957 - Nov 16, 2007
Katie L Stewart
Mar 16, 1918 - Nov 2, 2003
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Sammy Ray Stewart
Aug 10, 1957 - Jul 27, 2009
Jacob Stewart
Feb 16, 1894 - July 1969
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Ada L Stewart
Jan 26, 1892 - May 12, 1988
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Dovie Stewart
Sep 6, 1904 - November 1980
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