When Yosemite’s Ken Stewart was killed by a masonic attack

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Ken Stewart, the first black man to walk across Yosemite National Park, died Saturday at age 83 after a masonry lodge attack in the nearby San Francisco Peaks, the park said.

He was attacked by a group of white men while visiting a lodge in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

His body was brought to the lodge by helicopter, and a body was found later Saturday in the valley.

Stewart was the first African American to walk the route to Yosemite.

He spent much of his life in the wilderness, a rare achievement for a man who came of age in the late 1800s, said park spokeswoman Lisa Boggs.

The group who attacked Stewart were a group known as the San Francisco Knights, who had come to Yosemite in search of a white man who had taken his family in 1869.

They killed Stewart after they realized that he had been living with his mother, who was in the lodge.

Stewarts death is a tragic loss for the city of Yosemite and for our country, Bogga said.

Stewart was born in Philadelphia in 1919.

He went on to become a successful businessman in his native Pennsylvania.

His father died in the 1950s, and Stewart lived in San Francisco until the 1960s, when he moved to the San Rafael Mountains.

He had two children, who are now living in Colorado.

Stewards death is being investigated by the California Department of Justice and the FBI, according to the Yosemite National Forest website.

His death is under investigation by the San Diego Police Department.

Stewkins brother, Jack, said in a statement that his brother was a “man of faith” who had been a spiritual leader of the Black Panther Party.

He was killed in an act of self-defense, Jack Stewart said.

The Black Panthers were a nonviolent group of people who took over the Black Panthers party in San Rafael, California, in 1968.

Stewison was born to a black family in Philadelphia and moved to San Francisco in the 1960’s, said Jack Stewart, who is white.

He attended the University of California at Berkeley, but never went to law school.

Steward, who went on a business trip to Yosemite on his birthday, was a member of the San Mateo County Black Panther Society, said the statement.

He and his wife, Ann, were married for six years and had two daughters.

Jack Stewart said in the statement that he was shocked and saddened to learn that his older brother was killed.

He said the family was grieving and that they are praying for his family and loved ones.

Jack was an attorney, and he was well-respected by all, said Boggis.

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