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SWANSON (Soundex S525) — See also ANSON, SANSON, SWAINSON, SWAN, SWANSTON, SWANSTROM, SWENSEN, SWENSON, SWENSSON, WANSOR.

  SWANSON: See also Elmer T. Allison — Wanda Louise Alsaker — Boce William Barlow, Jr. — Timothy T. Cronin — Thomas Francis Eagleton — Leif Erickson — Charles Bennett Ledgerwood — Glenda Swanson Lyle — Frank A. Peterson
  Swanson, Albert F. — of Iowa. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 9th District, 1938, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Amy Nicholls — of Akron, Summit County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Swanson, Andy — Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 5th District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Arlo — of Huron, Beadle County, S.Dak. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Swanson, Arnold M. — of Bozeman, Gallatin County, Mont. Mayor of Bozeman, Mont., 1956-57, 1960-61. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Arvid N. — of Westmont, DuPage County, Ill. Village president of Westmont, Illinois, 1941-45. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Audrey — of Carrollton, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Swanson, Betty — of Washington. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Swanson, Carl G. — of Nebraska. Nebraska state treasurer, 1943-45. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Charles Edward (1879-1970) — also known as Charles E. Swanson — of Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Born near Galesburg, Knox County, Ill., January 3, 1879. Republican. U.S. Representative from Iowa 9th District, 1929-33; defeated, 1932, 1934. Died in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, August 22, 1970 (age 91 years, 231 days). Interment at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Council Bluffs, Iowa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Swanson, Charles Fred — of Marquette County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Marquette County, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Charles J. — of Fridley, Anoka County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Charles J. — of Newberry, Luce County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1944, 1946, 1948; Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Charles L. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Charles T. — of Cornwall, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Cornwall; elected 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Clarence E. — Candidate for University of Nebraska board of regents 1st District, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Swanson, Clarence L. E. (d. 1964) — of Nebraska. Nebraska state treasurer, 1961-64; died in office 1964. Died April 5, 1964. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Claude Augustus (1862-1939) — also known as Claude A. Swanson — of Chatham, Pittsylvania County, Va. Born in Swansonville, Pittsylvania County, Va., March 31, 1862. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Virginia 5th District, 1893-1906; resigned 1906; Governor of Virginia, 1906-10; defeated, 1901; U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1910-33; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1912 (speaker), 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1933-39; died in office 1939. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died near Criglersville, Madison County, Va., July 7, 1939 (age 77 years, 98 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
  Books about Claude A. Swanson: Henry C. Ferrell, Jr., Claude A. Swanson of Virginia: A Political Biography
  Swanson, Dan — Nebraska public lands and buildings commissioner, 1919-33. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Daniel — of Fremont, Dodge County, Neb. Republican. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1901; postmaster at Fremont, Neb., 1902-11. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, David C. — of Paxton, Ford County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, David I. — of Cook County, Ill. Republican. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 11th District; elected unopposed 1934; elected 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, David M. — of Westchester, Cook County, Ill. Candidate for village president of Westchester, Illinois, 2005. Still living as of 2005.
  Swanson, Donald — of Carol Stream, DuPage County, Ill. Village president of Carol Stream, Illinois, 1969-71, 1975-79. Still living as of 1979.
  Swanson, Donald E. — of Jackson County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Jackson County, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Donald L. — of Southfield, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Oakland County 4th District, 1954; mayor of Southfield, Mich., 1958-61. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Duane T. — of Nebraska. Member of Nebraska railway commission, 1939-48; resigned 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Edward C. — of Madison Heights, Oakland County, Mich. Mayor of Madison Heights, Mich., 2002-03. Still living as of 2013.
  Swanson, Elsie — of Stephenson, Menominee County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Swanson, Erica — of Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Swanson, Ernest E. — of Galesburg, Knox County, Ill. Republican. Postmaster at Galesburg, Ill., 1957-72 (acting, 1957-58). Still living as of 1972.
  Swanson, Frank T. — of Clay Center, Clay County, Neb. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 1912, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, G. E. — of Osage, Mitchell County, Iowa. Mayor of Osage, Iowa, 1923-24, 1933-45. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, H. A. — of Clay County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Harry R. — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Democrat. Secretary of state of Nebraska, 1933-41; defeated, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Henry — of Lincoln County, W.Va. Republican. Minister; candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Lincoln County, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Henry C. — of Danville, Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Danville, Va., 1933-48 (acting, 1933-34). Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Herbert A. — of Everett, Snohomish County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1960 (member, Credentials Committee). Still living as of 1960.
Hilding A. Swanson Swanson, Hilding A. (b. 1885) — of Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minn. Born in Smaland, Sweden, June 30, 1885. Lawyer; member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 53, 1917-18; member of Minnesota state senate 53rd District, 1919-22. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Swanson, Mrs. J. E. — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Swanson, Jay D. — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Swanson, Joel — of Minnesota. Democrat. Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidate for Minnesota state house of representatives District 1-B, 1993. Still living as of 1993.
  Swanson, John — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 32, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, John — of St. Edward, Boone County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state senate, 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Kathy — Democrat. Elected Montana state house of representatives 86th District 2010. Female. Still living as of 2010.
  Swanson, Kelly — of Kimberling City, Stone County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2008, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Swanson, Kevin — of Colorado. American Constitution candidate for U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Swanson, L. A. — of North Dakota. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, L. J. — of Littlefield, Lamb County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1956, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Swanson, Lena (born c.1938) — of Bremerton, Kitsap County, Wash. Born in Oklahoma, about 1938. Democrat. Member of Washington state senate 35th District, 1997. Female. Pleaded guilty to charges of soliciting unlawful payments from veterans and former prisoners of war. Still living as of 2001.
  Swanson, Leo N. — Nebraska public lands and buildings commissioner, 1935-39. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Lois A. — of West Babylon, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Swanson, Luther C. — of Ironwood, Gogebic County, Mich. Mayor of Ironwood, Mich., 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Swanson, Martha B. — of Illinois. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Swanson, Mary Helen — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Swanson, O. A. — of Aberdeen, Brown County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives, 1907-18, 1921-22 (35th District 1907-08, 38th District 1909-18, 36th District 1921-22). Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, R. A. — of Montrose, McCook County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 11th District, 1925-28, 1933-36. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Ralph A. — of Olympia, Thurston County, Wash. Mayor of Olympia, Wash., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Ray R. — of Bronson (now Lake Bronson), Kittson County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Red — of Alaska. Republican. Candidate for Alaska state senate District B, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Swanson, Richard — of Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Jefferson County Republican Party, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Swanson, Richard — also known as "Cowboy" — of Flagstaff, Coconino County, Ariz. Democrat. Candidate for Arizona state house of representatives 2nd District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Swanson, Richard Lee — of Chaska, Carver County, Minn. Candidate for mayor of Chaska, Minn., 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Swanson, Robert A. — of Burbank, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Burbank, Calif., 1971-72. Still living as of 1972.
  Swanson, Robert F. — of Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 35th District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Swanson, Ronald E. — of Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 90th District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Swanson, S. A. — of Hastings, Adams County, Neb. Democrat. Candidate for Nebraska railway commission, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
S. J. Swanson Swanson, S. J. (b. 1857) — of Cokato, Wright County, Minn. Born in Carver County, Minn., January 15, 1857. Vice-president, State Bank of Cokato; president, Cokato Elevator Company; director, Cokato Telephone Company; member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1893-96, 1917-20 (District 38 1893-96, District 27 1917-20); postmaster. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Swanson, Samuel W. — of Callands, Pittsylvania County, Va. Democrat. Member of Virginia state house of delegates, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Sandre R. — of Alameda, Alameda County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Swanson, Sievren — of Moose Lake, Carlton County, Minn. Republican. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 52, 1903-06; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Sigfrid — of Westchester County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Westchester County 1st District, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Susan — of Aiken County, S.C. Republican. Chair of Aiken County Republican Party, 2007. Female. Still living as of 2007.
  Swanson, Swan — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 6th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
Theodore Swanson Swanson, Theodore (1873-1959) — of Hartland town, Pierce County, Wis. Born in Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minn., October 8, 1873. Farmer; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Pierce County, 1925-28, 1935-40. Died in Red Wing, Goodhue County, Minn., April 2, 1959 (age 85 years, 176 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, June 24, 1908, to Edith May Weghorn (1885-1966).
  Image source: Wisconsin Blue Book 1940
  Swanson, Thomas E. — of Florida. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 4th District, 1936; candidate for U.S. Senator from Florida, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Timothy — of Bozeman, Gallatin County, Mont. Mayor of Bozeman, Mont., 1992-93. Still living as of 1993.
  Swanson, Tina — of Redding, Shasta County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Swanson, Valoree — of Spring, Harris County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Swanson, Victor S. — of San Francisco, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, W. G. — of Minnesota. Democrat. Candidate for Minnesota state senate 25th District, 1942; Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidate for Minnesota state treasurer, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swanson, Walter Andrew (1911-1983) — also known as Walter A. Swanson — of Springfield, Lane County, Ore. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., April 26, 1911. Democrat. Lumber business; candidate for U.S. Representative from Oregon 4th District, 1952. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Alpha Delta Sigma; Elks. Died in 1983 (age about 72 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Andrew Swanson and Augusta (Pearson) Swanson; married, September 17, 1939, to Shari Angela Reddy.
  Swanson, Wayne R. (b. 1914) — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Born in Omaha, Douglas County, Neb., December 31, 1914. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; excavating business; plumber; member of Nebraska railway commission, 1957-67; Nebraska state treasurer, 1967-75. Baptist. Swedish, German, and Scottish ancestry. Member, Eagles; Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, June 22, 1946, to Ruth McDonald.


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