Member Biography

A. Stewart

Alexander Stewart

(1921.03.21 - 2002.06.10)
Commission #127
Articled to Abe Bereskin

Alex was born March 21, 1921 in Greenock, Scotland, to James and Elizabeth Stewart but moved with his parents to the Vance/Cutknife area at the age of two. He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in WWII.

In 1947 Alex married Eva Iona Sprague. He graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Electrical Engineering Degree in 1950 and promptly signed articles to Abram Issac Bereskin. He received commission #127 on September 27, 1954.

Alex worked with the Department of Natural Resources, Sask Tel and finally as a teacher of surveying at Saskatchewan Technical Institute before he and Eva retired to Regina Beach in 1986.

Alex and Eva raised three children; Sandy (John) Statz, Joanne (George) Fischer and Brian (Sherri) Stewart. Eva predeceased Alex. A Memorial Service was held at the Regina Funeral Home on June 13, 2002, with interment at the Regina Memorial Gardens Cemetery.