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Stewart, Nathaniel H., 1847-1919



Nathaniel H. Stewart (1847-1919), a lawyer and circuit judge in Kalamazoo. Stewart was described in his obituary as prominent leader in the community and forceful in his opinions. Stewart arrived in Kalamazoo in 1868 and began to study law. He worked at Charles Stuart’s law practice and, after Stuart retired, Stewart took up the reins of the practice. Stewart later became a circuit court judge and lived in the Chappell-Stewart House for the remainder of his life.

He owned the Chappell-Stewart House (213 Elm St.), a distinct home of the Stuart neighborhood in Kalamazoo, MI.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Nathaniel H. Stewart Records

Identifier: RH-A-4327
Scope and Contents

The collection is comprised of legal documents and receipts relating to Nathaniel H. Stewart, the Chappell-Stewart House, and other properties. The house is located in the Stuart Historical District of Kalamazoo, MI. The documents are from the 1860’s to the 1930’s.

Dates: 1860’s - 1930’s