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Swanberg to Swanner

SWANBERG (Soundex S516) — See also BERG, CANBERG, CRANBERG, GRANBERG, HANBERG, SCHWANBECK, SPANBERG, SWAN, SWANBERY, VANBERGEN, VANBERGHE.

  SWANBERG: See also Frederick Valdemar Erastus Peterson
  Swanberg, Nels, Sr. — of Nome, Nome census area, Alaska. Republican. Member of Alaska territorial House of Representatives 2nd District, 1933-34. Burial location unknown.
  Swanberg, Randall — of Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swanberg, Robert W. — of Meridian Township, Ingham County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for supervisor of Meridian Township, Michigan, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SWANBERY (Soundex S516) — See also BERY, DUSINBERY, EIKENBERY, RODDENBERY, SCHWANBECK, STANBERY, SWAN, SWANBERG.

  Swanbery, William H. — of Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont. Mayor of Great Falls, Mont., 1959-63. Still living as of 1963.


SWANEBECK (Soundex S512) — See also ARNEBECK, FANEBUST, MCSWANE, NEBECK, SWANEE, SWANEY.

  Swanebeck, Harvey E. — of Fenton Township, Genesee County, Mich. Supervisor of Fenton Township, Michigan, 1968. Still living as of 1968.


SWANEE (Soundex S500) — See also MCSWANE, SWAN, SWANEBECK, SWANEY, SWANIE.

  SWANEE: See also Swanee Grace Hunt


SWANEY (Soundex S500) — See also MCSWANE, SAWNEY, SWAN, SWANEBECK, SWANEE, SWANIE, SWANZEY, SWAYNE, SWEANEY, SWEANY, SWENEY, SWINEY.

  Swaney, Alexander G. — U.S. Vice Consul in Edinburgh, as of 1922; Tsinan, as of 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Swaney, Daniel B. — of Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa.; South Union Township, Fayette County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944 (alternate), 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swaney, Rose Marie — of Kapaa, Island of Kauai, Kauai County, Hawaii. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Swaney, W. B. — of Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1956. Still living as of 1956.


SWANGER (Soundex S526) — See also ANGER, BINSWANGER, NEISWANGER, SANGER, SWAGER, SWAN, SWINGER, VANWANGEN, WANGELIN, WANGEN, WANGER, WANGERIN.

  Swanger, Deb — People's candidate for Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Swanger, Ernest M. — Democrat. Candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 17th District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swanger, John Ephraim (1864-1936) — also known as John E. Swanger — of Milan, Sullivan County, Mo. Born in Milan, Sullivan County, Mo., June 22, 1864. Republican. School teacher; superintendent of schools; lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Sullivan County, 1893-96; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1896; secretary of state of Missouri, 1905-09. Died in Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn., October 19, 1936 (age 72 years, 119 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Milan, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Jefferson Swanger (1830-1916) and Sarah Ann (Camp) Swanger (1833-1903); married to Norma Fay Eubanks (1869-1943).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


SWANHOLM (Soundex S545) — See also DENHOLM, GRANHOLM, HOLM, SCHWANHOLT, SHANHOLTZ, STENHOLM, SWAN, TRENHOLM, TRENHOLME, VANHOLLEN, VANHOLT, WANHOPE, WOLSTENHOLME.

  Swanholm, A. C. — Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for secretary of state of Iowa, 1898. Burial location unknown.


SWANICK (Soundex S520) — See also BANICK, BANICKI, CYMANICK, HANICKE, IWANICKI, JANICKE, JANICKI, MARSANICK, NICK, SWAN, SWANIE, SWANIGAN, SWANWICK, YANICK, ZWINAK.

  Swanick, Shelly — of New York. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.


SWANIE (Soundex S500) — See also ANIE, IWANICKI, SAWNIE, SWAINE, SWAN, SWANEE, SWANEY, SWANICK, SWANIGAN, SWANTE.

  SWANIE: See also Alice Swanie Olander


SWANIGAN (Soundex S525) — See also BANIGAN, BRANIGAN, FLANIGAN, HANIGAN, IWANICKI, JANIGA, LANIGAN, MANIGAULT, MCMANIGAL, SWAN, SWANICK, SWANIE.

  Swanigan, Pearl — Republican. Presidential Elector for Indiana, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Swanigan, Roy — of Fayette County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Fayette County; elected 1960. Still living as of 1960.


SWANK (Soundex S520) — See also SCHWANKE, SHANK, SWAN, SWENK, SWINK, WANK, WANKOWSKI.

  SWANK: See also Harry Hunter MacLaughlin
  Swank, Emory Coblentz (1922-2010) — also known as Emory C. Swank — Born January 29, 1922. U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia, 1970-73. Died June 3, 2010 (age 88 years, 125 days). Interment at Christ Reformed Cemetery, Middletown, Md.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Swank, Fletcher B. (1875-1950) — of Norman, Cleveland County, Okla. Born near Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa, April 24, 1875. Democrat. School teacher; superintendent of schools; private secretary to U.S. Rep Scott Ferris, 1907-08; lawyer; Cleveland County Judge, 1911-14; district judge in Oklahoma 14th District, 1915-20; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 5th District, 1921-29, 1931-35. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Order of the Eastern Star; Odd Fellows; Elks; Woodmen of the World; Woodmen Circle. Died in Norman, Cleveland County, Okla., March 16, 1950 (age 74 years, 326 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Norman, Okla.
  Relatives: Son of Wallace Swank and Melinda (Wells) Swank; married, December 30, 1914, to Ada Blake.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Swank, Floyd L. — of Norman, Cleveland County, Okla. Democrat. Postmaster at Norman, Okla., 1914-23. Burial location unknown.
  Swank, George Thompson — also known as George T. Swank — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Johnstown, Pa., 1874-86; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1888; Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Swank, John W. — of Newark, Licking County, Ohio. Mayor of Newark, Ohio, 1952-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swank, Richard A. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 16th District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swank, Ward — Member of Virginia state senate, 1922-31 (8th District 1922-23, 25th District 1924-31). Burial location unknown.


SWANLUND (Soundex S545) — See also CHINLUND, GRANLUND, GREENLUND, HERNLUND, LUND, ROSENLUND, SWAN.

  Swanlund, Oscar W. — of Eureka, Humboldt County, Calif. Mayor of Eureka, Calif., 1958-60. Still living as of 1960.


SWANN (Soundex S500) — See also LAWANNA, LEWANNA, SANN, SHANN, SWAIN, SWAINE, SWAN, SWANNER, SWAUN, SWAYNE, SWEN, SWON, WANN, WANNAMAKER, WANNER, WANNETA, WANNETTA.

  SWANN: See also Perkins Bass
  Swann, Claude E. — of Mason County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Mason County, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Swann, Claude Vilas (1887-1959) — also known as Claude V. Swann — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Salt Rock, Cabell County, W.Va., July 30, 1887. Democrat. Plumber; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1937-40, 1945-46; mayor of Huntington, W.Va., 1940-42. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Junior Order; Lions. Died in Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio, July 3, 1959 (age 71 years, 338 days). Interment at Ridgelawn Memorial Park, Barboursville, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Francis Marion Swann (1853-1929) and Bulah Ann (Perry) Swann (1859-1916); married to Grace May Cornell (1887-1965).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Swann, Dale W. — of Morris County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state senate District 10, 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Swann, Douglas — of Howell, Livingston County, Mich. Candidate for mayor of Howell, Mich., 1987. Still living as of 1987.
  Swann, Edward (1862-1945) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born near Madison, Madison County, Fla., March 10, 1862. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1902-03; defeated, 1904; general sessions court judge in New York, 1908-15; New York County District Attorney, 1916-21; candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1920. Died in Jensen Beach, Martin County, Fla., September 19, 1945 (age 83 years, 193 days). Interment at St. Peters Episcopal Cemetery, Fernandina Beach, Fla.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Swann, Howard G. — of Galveston, Galveston County, Tex. Republican. Presidential Elector for Texas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swann, Howard J. — of Galveston, Galveston County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swann, J. J. — of Marlin, Falls County, Tex. Member of Texas state senate 11th District, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Swann, Jack Karnes — of Hampstead, Pender County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Swann, John (1760-1793) — of Pasquotank County, N.C. Born in Pasquotank County, N.C., 1760. Delegate to Continental Congress from North Carolina, 1788. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Died in Pasquotank County, N.C., 1793 (age about 33 years). Interment at Swann Family Cemetery, Pasquotank, N.C.
  Relatives: Married 1790 to Penelope Johnston (1771-1820; daughter of Samuel Johnston (1733-1816)).
  Political family: Iredell-Johnston-Cameron family of North Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Swann, Joseph C. — of Mobile, Mobile County, Ala.; Wedowee, Randolph County, Ala. Republican. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1927-32; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1928 (Convention Vice-President; member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1932, 1936 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee), 1940 (member, Committee to Notify Presidential Nominee); Alabama Republican state chair, 1931-41. Burial location unknown.
  Swann, Larry D. (b. 1952) — of Salem, Harrison County, W.Va.; Big Isaac, Doddridge County, W.Va.; Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Born in Doddridge County, W.Va., February 15, 1952. Republican. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates, 1973-88 (5th District 1973-74, 6th District 1975-88); delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 2008. Baptist. Member, Phi Alpha Theta. Still living as of 2008.
  Relatives: Son of Lewis M. Swann and Mary L. (Morgan) Swann; married, May 14, 1977, to Amy Lou Roth.
  Swann, Lynn Curtis (b. 1952) — also known as Lynn Swann — of Sewickley Heights, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in Alcoa, Blount County, Tenn., March 7, 1952. Republican. Pro football player for the Pittsburgh Steelers, 1974-82; member of the College Football Hall of Fame and the Pro Football Hall of Fame; candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 2006. African ancestry. Still living as of 2014.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Swann, Richard — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Mayor of Annapolis, Md., 1843-45, 1846-48, 1856-58, 1866-67. Burial location unknown.
  Swann, Richard — of Florida. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Florida, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Swann, Robert L. (b. 1935) — of Calvert County, Md. Born near Lower Marlboro, Calvert County, Md., December 4, 1935. Maryland state comptroller, 1998-99; appointed 1998. Episcopalian. Still living as of 2000.
  Swann, Roxanna — of Oregon. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Swann, Sherlock — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Postmaster at Baltimore, Md., 1913-22. Burial location unknown.
  Swann, Thomas — of District of Columbia. U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1821-33. Burial location unknown.
  Swann, Thomas (1809-1883) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Alexandria, Va., February 3, 1809. Democrat. Mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1856-60; Governor of Maryland, 1866-69; U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1869-79 (3rd District 1869-73, 4th District 1873-79). Episcopalian. Died near Leesburg, Loudoun County, Va., July 24, 1883 (age 74 years, 171 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.
  Relatives: Father-in-law of Ferdinand Claiborne Latrobe (1833-1911).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Swann, Thomas — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Swann, Thomas B. — of Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Swann, Will — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


SWANNER (Soundex S560) — See also LAWANNA, LEWANNA, SANNER, SWAN, SWANN, WANN, WANNAMAKER, WANNER, WANNETA, WANNETTA, WANSER, WARRENS, WASSNER.

  SWANNER: See also John Emmett Lyle, Jr. — Michael S. Yenni


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