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Mr. Robert H. Stewart III

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The Dallas Morning News: Obituaries, 4 Jan 2002 [cached]
Texas banking leader Robert Stewart III diesThe Dallas Morning News: Obituaries
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Texas banking leader Robert Stewart III dies
Civic activist's credits include guiding merger of Frito Lay, PepsiCo
Robert H. Stewart III, who followed in the footsteps of his father and grandfather to become a giant in Texas banking and a beloved Dallas civic leader, died early Thursday of complications of a stroke at Baylor University Medical Center.He was 76.
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Highland Park Presbyterian Church, 3821 University Park Blvd. in Dallas.He will be buried in a private ceremony at Grove Hill Memorial Park.
"Stewart was an extraordinary man with an extraordinary impact on people," said Bob Strauss, a lawyer and former ambassador to Russia.
Mr. Stewart was among the generation of bankers who were devoted to building Dallas and had the clout to do so.
His involvement ranged from president of the Dallas Citizens Council to board member of the State Fair of Texas.He also served on several national banking groups.
Among Mr. Stewart's greatest accomplishments was the 1965 marriage of Frito Lay and PepsiCo, where he served on the board for 31 years.The merger was significant not only from a banking standpoint but also for its impact on the local business environment.
"Whenever we had any problem or were looking to buy someone, Bobby was involved," said Donald M. Kendall, former chairman and CEO of PepsiCo.
Gene Bishop, a longtime friend who worked both with Mr. Stewart and as a competitor, said the banker was "a handsome man of legendary wit, charm, and astuteness, with a bit of irascibility."
Ron Steinhart, a close friend and former chairman of Bank One Texas, called Mr. Stewart "as loyal a friend as you could ever find."
Born in Dallas, Robert H. Stewart III was a Golden Gloves boxer.He was a graduate of Kemper Military Academy, now Kemper Military School and College, in Booneville, Mo.He was an athlete at Southern Methodist University when, in July 1945, he became an Army officer in Korea.After his service, Mr. Stewart returned to SMU to complete his bachelor's degree.
In 1949, Mr. Stewart went to work for Empire Bank in Dallas as a runner, the lowest position in banking.In 1951, he joined First National Bank as an assistant cashier.He was promoted to assistant vice president and in 1959 was named senior vice president.
In 1960, at age 34, he was named president of First National Bank, the second largest bank in Texas and the 29th largest U.S. commercial bank.At the time, he was one of the youngest presidents of a major bank.
For the next 20 years, Mr. Stewart led First National, which became InterFirst Corp., a major bank holding company.Under his leadership, the Dallas bank became one of the Southwest's largest banking organizations.
In 1987, Mr. Stewart left the bank after a merger with cross-town rival RepublicBank Corp. created First RepublicBank Corp.In 1990 Mr. Stewart joined Team Bank, which later merged with Bank One Texas.He was a semi-retired Bank One executive at the time of his death.
Mr. Stewart also had leadership roles with the American Red Cross, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, SMU's board of trustees, and Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas.
In 1961 the Texas Junior Chamber of Commerce named Mr. Stewart one of five outstanding young Texans.
Mr. Stewart is survived by his wife, JoAnn Stewart of Dallas; two daughters, Cynthia C. Stewart of Dallas, and Alice P. Stewart of Rockville, Md.; two stepdaughters, Shelley Green and Julie Winn, both of Dallas; his sister, Alice Stewart Eno of Princeton, N.J.; and five grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Southwestern Medical Foundation, 2305 Cedar Springs Road, Suite 150, Dallas, TX 75201; or SMU, P.O. Box 750402, Dallas, TX 75275.
Eilidh Bheag's Highland Homepage: History/Clans, 2 Nov 2008 [cached]
Although there was no open dispute, one officer, Robert Stewart, is said to have fled rather than take part in the massacre.
Arndean Estate Powmill, 19 Feb 2006 [cached]
Sir Robert Stewart and situated at the foot of the volcanic Ochil Hills near the town of Dollar and straddles the border between the ancient County of Clackmannanshire and the county of Perth & Kinross with the postal address of Powmill.
Colonel Stewart was heavily involved in local government and established the Kinross-shire best kept village competition.A 2nd lieutenant in the Scots Guards from 1944 to 1950, he then served with the Argyll and Sutherland TA from 1951-1965, during which time he rose to his present rank.He has already been awarded the CBE for his work as chairman and president of the board of governors of the East of Scotland College of Agriculture.
The Dallas Morning News: Opinion: Editorial, 4 Jan 2002 [cached]
Robert H. Stewart IIIThe Dallas Morning News: Opinion: Editorial
Robert H. Stewart III
He helped transform the city and banking
Robert H. Stewart III never wanted to lose and never seemed to slow down during his long career as a Dallas banker.Mr. Stewart, who died early Thursday at age 76, was part of the generation of civic leaders who propelled the city ahead at a dynamic pace in the 1960s and '70s.
He was named the head of the old First National Bank when he was still in his 30s and pushed the once sleepy Dallas company to become one of the state's biggest financial institutions – InterFirst Corp.
Mr. Stewart's drive to expand banking in this region opened financial doors for large corporations to move their headquarters here.He built close relationships with Frito-Lay, Dresser Industries, Southwestern Life, and other major firms that called Dallas home.
But the failures that brought down so many banks should not take away from the important work Robert Stewart III did during a career that spanned more than four decades.He was still a vice chairman of Bank One Texas.
Mr. Stewart will be remembered as a devoted community builder as well as a financial leader.He served as chairman of the board of governors at Southern Methodist University and as head of the Dallas Citizens Council and Dallas Assembly.He was a co-chair of the successful $156 million fund-raising drive that set the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center on course to become one of the nation's premier research institutions.
Mr. Stewart's death closes another chapter of an era when visionary bankers helped Dallas become one of the nation's leading cities.
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Foodland News, 1 Jan 2003 [cached]
Shown from left, Supervalu's Matt Smith, Pepsi's Bob Stewart and Mark Voit, with Supervalu's Don Brick and Ted Terek.
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