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SWEETEN (Soundex S350) — See also SWEEDEN, SWEET, SWEETHEART, SWEETING, SWEETLAND, SWEETMAN, SWEETON, SWEETPEA, SWEETS, SWEETSER, SWEETZER, SWITHIN, TWEETEN, WEETER.

  SWEETEN: See also Flavel Sweeten Luther


SWEETHEART (Soundex S363) — See also BETHEA, GAYHEART, GEARHEART, GOODHEART, HEARTFIELD, HEARTSILL, HEARTT, HEARTWELL, METHEANY, SWEET, SWEETEN, SWEETING, SWEETLAND, SWEETMAN, SWEETON, SWEETPEA, SWEETS, SWEETSER, SWEETZER, THEARL, TRUEHEART, WEETH.

  Sweetheart, America's: See Mary Pickford Rogers


SWEETING (Soundex S352) — See also BEETIE, BEETISON, GETINO, KEETING, STETIN, SWEET, SWEETEN, SWEETHEART, SWEETLAND, SWEETMAN, SWEETON, SWEETPEA, SWEETS, SWEETSER, SWEETZER, TING, WIETING.

  SWEETING: See also Augustine Gallet Dauby
  Sweeting, Richard W. — of Brockport, Monroe County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Sweeting, Samuel Marshall (b. 1861) — also known as Samuel M. Sweeting — Born in Bahamas, July 26, 1861. Not U.S. citizen; U.S. Consular Agent in Dunmore Town, 1906-11. Burial location unknown.


SWEETLAND (Soundex S345) — See also BEETLE, BEETLESTONE, BEETLEY, BETLACH, FJETLAND, HETLAND, NETLAND, SWEATLAND, SWEET, SWEETEN, SWEETHEART, SWEETING, SWEETMAN, SWEETON, SWEETPEA, SWEETS, SWEETSER, SWEETZER, SWETLAND, WESTLAND, WHEETLEY.

  Sweetland, Edwin R. — of Tompkins County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Sweetland, Eleazer — of Hebron, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hebron, 1821. Burial location unknown.
  Sweetland, George A. — Socialist. Social Democratic candidate for Governor of Connecticut, 1900; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Sweetland, H. P. — of Nevada County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 16th District, 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Sweetland, James O. — of California. Member of California state assembly 24th District, 1880-81, 1883-85. Burial location unknown.
  Sweetland, John B. — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 4th District, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Sweetland, Monroe M. — Democrat. Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 6th District, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Sweetland, Monroe Mark, Jr. (1910-2006) — also known as Monroe M. Sweetland — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y.; Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.; Milwaukie, Clackamas County, Ore.; San Mateo, San Mateo County, Calif. Born in Salem, Marion County, Ore., January 20, 1910. Socialist candidate for New York state senate 41st District, 1934; Socialist candidate for New York state assembly from Tompkins County, 1935; Socialist candidate for Presidential Elector for Oregon, 1936; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 1940 (alternate), 1948 (alternate), 1952, 1956, 1964; member of Oregon state house of representatives, 1953-54; member of Oregon state senate 11th District, 1955-62; defeated (Democratic), 1998; Democratic candidate for secretary of state of Oregon, 1956, 1960; newspaper publisher. Died, from cancer, in Milwaukie, Clackamas County, Ore., September 10, 2006 (age 96 years, 233 days); body donated to Oregon Health and Science University.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. George J. Sweetland (1872-1954) and Ethyl Mildred (Mark) Sweetland; married 1931 to Lillie Megrath.
  See also Wikipedia article


SWEETMAN (Soundex S355) — See also DETMAN, DIETMAN, FLETMAN, GETMAN, HETMAN, OETMAN, RIETMAN, ROETMAN, SWEATMAN, SWEET, SWEETEN, SWEETHEART, SWEETING, SWEETLAND, SWEETON, SWEETPEA, SWEETS, SWEETSER, SWEETZER, WESTMAN, YETMAN.

  Sweetman, Doris — of Connecticut. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Sweetman, George A. — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Sweetman, James — of Schoharie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Schoharie County, 1828. Burial location unknown.
  Sweetman, James T. — of Charlton, Saratoga County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 22nd District, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Sweetman, Ruby (1905-1982) — of Michigan. Born May 28, 1905. Progressive. Candidate for University of Michigan board of regents, 1949. Female. Died in Flint, Genesee County, Mich., July 29, 1982 (age 77 years, 62 days). Burial location unknown.


SWEETON (Soundex S350) — See also BEETON, CLEETON, ETON, KEETON, SMEETON, STREETON, STREETOR, SWEET, SWEETEN, SWEETHEART, SWEETING, SWEETLAND, SWEETMAN, SWEETPEA, SWEETS, SWEETSER, SWEETZER, SWITHIN, TEETOR, TOWNES, WESTON.

  Sweeton, Albert C. — of Granby, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Granby; elected 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Sweeton, Arthur W., Jr. — of Canton, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Canton; elected 1954, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SWEETPEA (Soundex S310) — See also ALTPETER, HARTPENCE, SAINTPETER, SWEET, SWEETEN, SWEETHEART, SWEETING, SWEETLAND, SWEETMAN, SWEETON, SWEETS, SWEETSER, SWEETZER, WITTPEN.

  SWEETPEA: See also Sweet Pea Abernathy


SWEETS (Soundex S320) — See also SHEETS, SWEET, SWEETEN, SWEETHEART, SWEETING, SWEETLAND, SWEETMAN, SWEETON, SWEETPEA, SWEETSER, SWEETZER, SWITS.

  SWEETS: See also Daniel Haden Linebaugh


SWEETSER (Soundex S326) — See also CRITSER, NETSER, SETSER, SITTSER, STETSER, SWEET, SWEETEN, SWEETHEART, SWEETING, SWEETLAND, SWEETMAN, SWEETON, SWEETPEA, SWEETS, SWEETZER, SWEITZER, SWITZER.

  SWEETSER: See also Henry Clay Hall — William Barrett Washburn
  Sweetser, Alvah — of Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich. Village president of Port Huron, Michigan, 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Sweetser, Charles (1808-1864) — of Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio. Born in Dummerston, Windham County, Vt., 1808. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Ohio 10th District, 1849-53. Died of heart disease, April 14, 1864 (age about 55 years). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sweetser, E. LeRoy — of Everett, Middlesex County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Sweetser, LeRoy See E. LeRoy Sweetser
  Sweetser, Lewis H. — Republican. Lieutenant Governor of Idaho, 1909-13. Burial location unknown.
  Sweetser, Paul G. — of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, Calif. Honorary Vice-Consul for Mexico in Santa Barbara, Calif., 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sweetser, Susan W. — of Vermont. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Vermont at-large, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Sweetser, Theodore H. — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1860; Democratic candidate for Governor of Massachusetts, 1866. Burial location unknown.


SWEETZER (Soundex S326) — See also MEETZE, SWEET, SWEETEN, SWEETHEART, SWEETING, SWEETLAND, SWEETMAN, SWEETON, SWEETPEA, SWEETS, SWEETSER, SWEITZER, SWITZER, WEETZ.

  Sweetzer, William D. — of Herndon, Fairfax County, Va. Postmaster at Herndon, Va., 1901. Burial location unknown.


SWEEZY (Soundex S200) — See also GARMEZY, NIEZYCHOWSKI, SWEASEY, SWEASY, SWEAZEA, SWEZEY, SWEZY.

  Sweezy, Edward A., Jr. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1900; Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 21st District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Sweezy, John L. — of Dauphin County, Pa. Democrat. Candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 15th District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Sweezy, John W. — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1972; Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


SWEGLES (Soundex S242) — See also EGLESTON, SCHWEGLER, STRASSWEG, SWEGMAN, WEGLARZ, WEGLEIN.

  Swegles, John, Jr. (1819-1861) — of Michigan. Born in Hector, Schuyler County, N.Y., April 15, 1819. Founder of St. Johns, Michigan; Michigan state auditor general, 1851-54. Died in St. Johns, Clinton County, Mich., December 17, 1861 (age 42 years, 246 days). Interment at Mt. Rest Cemetery, St. Johns, Mich.
  Relatives: Father-in-law of Oliver Lyman Spaulding (1833-1922).


SWEGMAN (Soundex S255) — See also HEGMAN, KREGMAN, SCHWEGMAN, SCHWEGMANN, STEGMAN, STRASSWEG, SWEGLES, WEGMAN, WIEGMAN.

  Swegman, Eugene — of Janesville, Rock County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin Democratic State Central Committee, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SWEIGART (Soundex S263) — See also FIGART, GUSWEILER, REIGART, SUIGART, SUSSWEIN, SWAGGERTY, SWEIGER, SWEIGERT, SWEITZER, SWIGART, SWIGERT, SWYGERT, WEIGAND, WEIGANDT, WEIGARD, YOSWEIN, ZWEIGART.

  Sweigart, Richard E. — of Ephrata, Lancaster County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Ephrata, Pa., 1965-73 (acting, 1965-66). Still living as of 1973.


SWEIGER (Soundex S260) — See also GUSWEILER, SCHWEIGER, SCHWEIGERT, SUSSWEIN, SWAGAR, SWAGER, SWEIGART, SWEIGERT, SWEITZER, SWIGER, WEIGEL, WIEGERS, YOSWEIN.

  Sweiger, Nancy Hasty (1860-1942) — also known as Nancy V. Hasty — of Monroe, Union County, N.C. Born April 30, 1860. Republican. Postmaster at Monroe, N.C., 1883-84. Female. Died in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, N.C., June 4, 1942 (age 82 years, 35 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Charlotte, N.C.
  Relatives: Daughter of John James Hasty and Jane Ellen (Harrell) Hasty (1836-1906); sister of Jesse Vernon Hasty (1858-1913) and John S. Hasty; married to H. O. Sweiger.
  Political family: Hasty-Harrell family of Monroe, North Carolina.


SWEIGERT (Soundex S263) — See also FEIGERT, GUSWEILER, IGERT, SCHEIGERT, SCHWEIGER, SCHWEIGERT, SUSSWEIN, SWAGGERTY, SWEIGART, SWEIGER, SWEITZER, SWIGART, SWIGERT, SWYGERT, WEIGEL, YOSWEIN, ZWEIGART.

  Sweigert, William Thomas (1900-1983) — Born in San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif., October 13, 1900. U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of California, 1959-73; took senior status 1973. Died February 16, 1983 (age 82 years, 126 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile


SWEITZER (Soundex S326) — See also GREITZER, GUSWEILER, KREITZER, SCHWEITZER, SEITZER, SPREITZER, SUSSWEIN, SWEETSER, SWEETZER, SWEIGART, SWEIGER, SWEIGERT, SWITZER, WEITZ, WEITZEL, WEITZENHOFER, WEITZER, WEITZMAN, WEITZMANN, YOSWEIN.

  Sweitzer, Bowman See J. Bowman Sweitzer
  Sweitzer, Donald — of Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 2000; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Sweitzer, George T., Jr. — of Harrisonville, Cass County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Missouri state house of representatives from Cass County, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Sweitzer, J. Bowman — of Pennsylvania. U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1850-53. Burial location unknown.
  Sweitzer, Robert M. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1912, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932. Burial location unknown.


SWEKOSKI (Soundex S220) — See also CRETEKOS, DEKOSTER, HAVEKOST, JANKOSKI, KOSKI, KOSKIE, KOSKINEN, MARKOSKI, ORLIKOSKI, PSZCZOLKOSKI, WLADKOSKI, ZARKOSKI, ZUKOSKI.

  Swekoski, Peter — of Wayne County, Mich. Progressive. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SWEM (Soundex S500) — See also MEWS, SWAIM, SWEN, SWIM, WEEMS.

  SWEM: See also O. Gaylord Marsh
  Swem, Eugene (d. 1960) — of Southfield Township (now Southfield), Oakland County, Mich. Supervisor of Southfield Township, Michigan, 1955-58. Died February 11, 1960. Burial location unknown.


SWEN (Soundex S500) — See also SWAIN, SWAINE, SWAN, SWANN, SWAUN, SWAYNE, SWEM, SWENEY, SWENK, SWENNING, SWENSEN, SWENSON, SWENSSON, SWENTY, SWON.

  SWEN: See also Swen Magnuson — Swen Ottoson — Swen Sorensen — Swen Swenson


SWENARTON (Soundex S563) — See also ROWENA, SWINNERTON.

  Swenarton, Jeff — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


SWENDIMAN (Soundex S535) — See also DIMAN, DIMANGO, HARDIMAN, SCHWENDIMAN, WENDI.

  Swendiman, Stephen C. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 2nd District, 1986. Still living as of 1986.


SWENEY (Soundex S500) — See also SENEY, SWANEY, SWEANEY, SWEANY, SWEENEY, SWEENY, SWEN, SWINEY, SWINNEY, WENE, WENECESLAO.

  Sweney, Alvin E. — of Longmont, Boulder County, Colo. Mayor of Longmont, Colo., 1987-89. Still living as of 1989.
  Sweney, George (1796-1877) — of Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio. Born near Gettysburg, Adams County, Pa., February 22, 1796. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Ohio 14th District, 1839-43. Died in Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio, October 10, 1877 (age 81 years, 230 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Bucyrus, Ohio.
  Relatives: Married to Rebecca Hetich (1797-1882).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Sweney, James — of Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Chambersburg, Pa., 1886-91. Burial location unknown.
  Sweney, Joseph Henry (1845-1918) — of Iowa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1845. Republican. Member of Iowa state legislature, 1883; U.S. Representative from Iowa 4th District, 1889-91. Died in 1918 (age about 73 years). Interment at Osage Cemetery, Osage, Iowa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Sweney, M. H. — of Darby, Delaware County, Pa. Postmaster at Darby, Pa., 1879. Burial location unknown.


SWENINGSON (Soundex S552) — See also DINGSOR, ELLINGSON, HEMMINGSON, JENINGS, WENINGER.

  Sweningson, Sam See Samuel Sweningson
  Sweningson, Samuel — also known as Sam Sweningson — of Austin, Mower County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state senate, 1895-1902 (3rd District 1895-98, 6th District 1899-1902); postmaster at Austin, Minn., 1901-07. Burial location unknown.


SWENK (Soundex S520) — See also SCHWENK, SCHWENKER, SCHWENKMEYER, SHENK, SWANK, SWEN, SWINK, WENKE.

  SWENK: See also Philip Swenk Markley


SWENNING (Soundex S552) — See also NING, SWEN.

  Swenning, John — of Brookings, Brookings County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 20th District, 1939-48. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SWENSBURG (Soundex S521) — See also AHRENSBURG, BENSBURG, FLANSBURG, FLENSBURG, GINSBURG, LOUNSBURY, OWENSBY, REGENSBURG, SANSBURY, STANSBURY, SWENSEN, SWENSON, SWENSSON, SWENSUNGDATTER.

  Swensburg, Conrad G. — of Michigan. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1892. Burial location unknown.


SWENSEN (Soundex S525) — See also SCHWENSEN, SWAINSON, SWANSON, SWEN, SWENSBURG, SWENSON, SWENSSON, SWENSUNGDATTER, WENSE, WENSEL.

  SWENSEN: See also Eugene Ezra Demarest
  Swensen, Rulon A. — Republican. Idaho state auditor, 1957-59; appointed 1957; Idaho state treasurer, 1959-63. Still living as of 1963.
  Swensen, Russell F. — of Ramsey County, Minn. Candidate for Minnesota state senate 42nd District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Swensen, Sherrie — of Utah. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.


SWENSON (Soundex S525) — See also SWAINSON, SWANSON, SWEN, SWENSBURG, SWENSEN, SWENSSON, SWENSUNGDATTER.

  SWENSON: See also Richard Per Baarsvik — Harlan Francis Hagen
  Swenson, Mrs. A. E. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Swenson, Alan — People's candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Swenson, Bruce P. — of Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Swenson, C. A. — of Lindsborg, McPherson County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1888 (alternate), 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Swenson, C. L. See Carl Ludvig Swenson
C. L. Swenson Swenson, Carl Ludvig (1869-1941) — also known as C. L. Swenson — of Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minn. Born in Nicollet County, Minn., December 14, 1869. Republican. Banker; member of Minnesota state senate 6th District, 1915-18; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1916. Died in 1941 (age about 71 years). Interment somewhere in Albert Lea, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Swen Swenson; brother of Lauritz Selmer Swenson and Oscar Adolph Swenson (1877-1951).
  Political family: Swenson family of Minnesota.
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Swenson, D. A. (1904-1989) — also known as Kelly Swenson — of Gillette, Campbell County, Wyo. Born in 1904. Mayor of Gillette, Wyo., 1968-71. Died in 1989 (age about 85 years). Interment at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Gillette, Wyo.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Swenson, Donald — American Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Swenson, Elmer — of Grove City, Meeker County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1952 (alternate), 1960, 1964 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swenson, Elsie W. — of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Swenson, Erling — of Minnesota. Member of Minnesota state senate 35th District, 1927-28; Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 10th District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Swenson, Gail — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Dakota, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Swenson, Guy A., Jr. — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Concord 4th Ward, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swenson, H. W. — North Dakota state treasurer, 1945-48. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swenson, Harold F. — U.S. Vice Consul in Bahia Blanca, as of 1943; Buenos Aires, 1943-46. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swenson, Harry S. — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Swenson, John — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 11th District, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Swenson, John — Republican. Candidate in primary for Montana state house of representatives 12th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Swenson, John C. — of Provo, Utah County, Utah. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1936 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Swenson, Joseph — of Viborg, Turner County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 6th District, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Swenson, Kelly See D. A. Swenson
  Swenson, Lars (1842-1904) — of Hennepin County, Minn. Born in 1842. Member of Minnesota state senate 29th District, 1887-89. Died in 1904 (age about 62 years). Interment at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minn.
  Relatives: Brother of Swen Swenson; father of Thea Pauline Swenson (who married Alfred John Pearson); uncle of Lauritz Selmer Swenson and Oscar Adolph Swenson (1877-1951).
  Political family: Swenson family of Minnesota.
  Swenson, Lauritz Selmer (1865-1947) — also known as Lauritz S. Swenson — of Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minn.; Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in New Sweden, Nicollet County, Minn., June 12, 1865. Republican. School principal; delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1896 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1908 (alternate); U.S. Minister to Denmark, 1897-1905, resigned 1905; Switzerland, 1910-11; Norway, 1911-13, 1921-30; Netherlands, 1931-34. Lutheran. Died, of heart disease, in a hospital at Oslo, Norway, November 3, 1947 (age 82 years, 144 days). Interment at Norseland Lutheran Cemetery, Lake Prairie Township, Nicollet County, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Swen Swenson; brother of Carl Ludvig Swenson and Oscar Adolph Swenson (1877-1951); nephew of Lars Swenson.
  Political family: Swenson family of Minnesota.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Swenson, Leighton R. — of St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minn. Mayor of St. Peter, Minn., 1957-58. Still living as of 1958.
  Swenson, Lora — of Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich. Communist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Swenson, Ole — of Mound City, Campbell County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 44th District, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Swenson, Olin — of Wisconsin. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 10th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
Oscar A. Swenson Swenson, Oscar Adolph (1877-1951) — also known as Oscar A. Swenson — of Nicollet, Nicollet County, Minn. Born in Nicollet County, Minn., March 27, 1877. Republican. Farmer; secretary-manager of New Sweden Creamery Association; member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1913-28 (District 20 1913-14, District 15 1915-28); Speaker of the Minnesota State House of Representatives, 1931; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1928; member of Minnesota state senate 15th District, 1937-49. Died in 1951 (age about 74 years). Interment at Norseland Lutheran Cemetery, Lake Prairie Township, Nicollet County, Minn.
  Relatives: Son of Swen Swenson; brother of Lauritz Selmer Swenson and Carl Ludvig Swenson (1869-1941); nephew of Lars Swenson.
  Political family: Swenson family of Minnesota.
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Swenson, P. G. — of LaMoure, LaMoure County, N.Dak. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Swenson, Paul — of Iowa. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Iowa, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Swenson, Ross — of Belleville, Republic County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swenson, Swen (1836-1905) — of Nicollet County, Minn. Born in Hol, Hallingdal, Norway, November 29, 1836. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 17, 1887. Died in New Sweden, Nicollet County, Minn., March 4, 1905 (age 68 years, 95 days). Interment at Norseland Lutheran Cemetery, Lake Prairie Township, Nicollet County, Minn.
  Relatives: Brother of Lars Swenson; father of Lauritz Selmer Swenson, Carl Ludvig Swenson and Oscar Adolph Swenson (1877-1951).
  Political family: Swenson family of Minnesota.
  Swenson, W. G. — Citizens First candidate for U.S. Representative from Nevada 1st District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Swenson, William G. — of Longmont, Boulder County, Colo. Mayor of Longmont, Colo., 1981-85. Still living as of 1985.
  Swenson, Winifred — of Cornwall, Orange County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SWENSSON (Soundex S525) — See also BJORNSSON, ENSSLIN, HAENSSLER, HANSSON, JANSSON, JENSS, JOHANSSON, JONSSON, KJARTONSSON, LENSSEN, MENSSEN, SIGBJORNSSON, SWAINSON, SWANSON, SWEN, SWENSBURG, SWENSEN, SWENSON, SWENSUNGDATTER, VANRENSSELAER.

  Swensson, Gustaf (b. 1840) — of Moline, Rock Island County, Ill. Born in Sweden, 1840. Mayor of Moline, Ill., 1895-99; defeated, 1899, 1901. Swedish ancestry. Burial location unknown.


SWENSUNGDATTER (Soundex S525) — See also BENSUSAN, BLOOMINGDALE, DATTNER, DATTOMO, ENGDAHL, LANGDAHL, LARSDATTER, MAURITZDATTER, MCCORKINGDALE, OLDSDATTER, PEDERSDATTER, RINGDAL, SISUNG, SUNG, SUNGMIN, SUNGUMPTA, SWENSBURG, SWENSEN, SWENSON, SWENSSON, TRONSDATTER, YOUNGDAHL.

  SWENSUNGDATTER: See also Hans Hanson, Jr.


SWENTY (Soundex S530) — See also SENTY, SWANTE, SWEN, SWINT.

  Swenty, Peter — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1964. Still living as of 1964.


SWEPSON (Soundex S125) — See also JEPSON, SCHWEPPE, SHEPSON, VANANTWEPP, WEPFER, WEPPLER, WEPRIN.

  SWEPSON: See also Ellen M. Jackson


SWERINGEN (Soundex S652) — See also AMERINGER, BOWERING, GERINGER, HERINGER, SCHWERIN, SPRINGEN, SWARINGEN, SWEARENGIN, SWEARINGEN, SWEARINGIN, SWERSEY, VANAMERINGEN, VANSWEARINGEN, ZWERIN.

  SWERINGEN: See also Edward Charles Cushman, Jr.


SWERSEY (Soundex S620) — See also HERSEY, JERSEY, KERSEY, KIERSEY, SOWERS, SWEARS, SWERINGEN, SWIERS.

  Swersey, Michael E. — of Braddock, Allegheny County, Pa. Burgess of Braddock, Pennsylvania, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


SWET (Soundex S300) — See also KIESWETTER, SOET, SWATI, SWEAT, SWEATT, SWEET, SWETLAND, SWETNICK, SWETT, SWITH, WEST.

  Swet, Old: See Winfield Scott Featherston


SWETLAND (Soundex S345) — See also BETLACH, FJETLAND, HETLAND, KIESWETTER, LAND, NETLAND, SWEATLAND, SWEETLAND, SWET, SWETNICK, SWETT, WESTLAND.

  Swetland, Neal — of Multnomah County, Ore. Socialist. Socialist Principle Independent candidate for Oregon state treasurer, 1928. Burial location unknown.


SWETNICK (Soundex S352) — See also BORTNICKER, ETNIER, GETNICK, HEDETNIEMI, HERTNICK, KIESWETTER, KUTNICK, MITNICK, NICK, RUTNICK, SLOTNICK, SWET, SWETLAND, SWETT, ZLOTNICK.

  Swetnick, George — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1956, 1960, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SWETT (Soundex S300) — See also KIESWETTER, SWATI, SWEAT, SWEATT, SWEET, SWET, SWETLAND, SWETNICK, SWITH, WEST.

  SWETT: See also Frank Swett Black — Nathaniel Swett Littlefield — Charles H. Randall — James Swett Rowe
  Swett, Charles R. — of Washington. Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for U.S. Senator from Washington, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swett, Cleveland B. — of Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine. Delegate to Maine convention to ratify 21st amendment from Lincoln County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Swett, Dick See Richard Nelson Swett
  Swett, Frank I. — of Lebanon, Laclede County, Mo. Postmaster at Lebanon, Mo., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Swett, George L. — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Democrat. Postmaster at Portland, Maine, 1896-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Swett, Harvey W. — of Sullivan, Cheshire County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Sullivan, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swett, Jeff M. — of Eastport, Washington County, Maine. Democrat. Postmaster at Eastport, Maine, 1895-97; mayor of Eastport, Maine, 1907, 1912; defeated, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Swett, Joseph C. — of Gloucester County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Gloucester County, 1812-13. Burial location unknown.
  Swett, Katrina Lantos — also known as Katrina Lantos — of New Hampshire. Democrat. Presidential Elector for New Hampshire, 1992; candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2002.
  Relatives: Daughter of Thomas Peter Lantos; married to Richard Nelson Swett (1957-).
  Political family: Swett-Lantos family of New Hampshire.
  Swett, Lee — of La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wis. Democrat. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from La Crosse County 1st District, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swett, Leonard — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Swett, Richard Nelson (b. 1957) — also known as Dick Swett — of Bow, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County, Pa., May 1, 1957. Democrat. Architect; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1991-95; defeated, 1994; candidate for U.S. Senator from New Hampshire, 1996; U.S. Ambassador to Denmark, 1998-99. Mormon. Member, American Institute of Architects. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Married to Katrina Lantos (1952?-) (daughter of Thomas Peter Lantos).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Swett, Tewksbury Loring (1846-1911) — also known as Tewksbury L. Swett; Tewksbury L. Sweat — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Arrowsic, Sagadahoc County, Maine, May 3, 1846. Democrat. Shipbroker; Vice-Consul for Sweden & Norway in Portland, Maine, 1880-1900; Vice-Consul for Norway in Portland, Maine, 1908. Died, from broncho-pneumonia, in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, February 28, 1911 (age 64 years, 301 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Brunswick, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Woodbury Swett (1810-1889) and Lydia Weeks (Owen) Swett (1818-1898); married, November 21, 1877, to Alice Alney Hunt (1857-1937); fourth cousin of Rufus R. Dawes; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Gates Dawes (1865-1951), Rufus Cutler Dawes and Beman Gates Dawes.
  Political families: Upson-Dawes family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Swett, Walter E. — of Lancaster, Coos County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Lancaster, 1956; elected () New Hampshire state house of representatives from Lancaster 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SWEZEY (Soundex S200) — See also DEZEYK, SWAZEY, SWEASEY, SWEASY, SWEAZEA, SWEEZY, SWEZY, VEZEY, WEZA.

  Swezey, Burr S. — of Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Swezey, E. A. — of Barnard, Lincoln County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Swezey, Isaac R. (d. 1952) — of Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Justice of New York Supreme Court, 1940-52 (2nd District 1940-48, 10th District 1948-52); died in office 1952. Died May 16, 1952. Burial location unknown.
  Swezey, John R. — of Patchogue, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Patchogue, N.Y., 1947-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swezey, William G. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 20th District, 1903. Burial location unknown.


SWEZY (Soundex S200) — See also GARMEZY, NIEZYCHOWSKI, SWEASEY, SWEASY, SWEAZEA, SWEEZY, SWEZEY, WEZA.

  Swezy, Gabriel N. — of Yuba County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 15th District, 1857-58. Burial location unknown.


SWHIER (Soundex S600) — See also CROSSWHITE, CROSWHITE, HIER, SHIER, SWARR, SWEERE, SWORE, ZWIER.

  Swhier, Russel W. — of St. Clair Shores, Macomb County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at St. Clair Shores, Mich., 1927-30. Burial location unknown.


SWIATEK (Soundex S320) — See also BRATEK, KWIATKOWSKI, PATEK, RATEKIN, SWATKA, WIATROWSKI.

  Swiatek, Jeffrey — of Depew, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


SWICK (Soundex S200) — See also BESWICK, BRUNSWICK, CHISWICK, CRESWICKE, CWIEK, ELSWICK, KESWICK, PRESWICK, RESWICK, RUSWICK, SHICK, SICK, SISWICK, SMICK, SWEEK, SWICKARD, WICK, WICKS, WORSWICK, ZWACH, ZWECK, ZWICK.

  Swick, Ben G. — of Ellwood City, Lawrence County, Pa. Burgess of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Swick, Mrs. Frank — of Ridgefield, Clark County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1944 (member, Committee to Notify Vice-Presidential Nominee). Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swick, Howard See Jesse Howard Swick
  Swick, J. Howard See Jesse Howard Swick
  Swick, Jesse Howard (1879-1952) — also known as J. Howard Swick — of Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pa. Born in New Brighton, Beaver County, Pa., August 6, 1879. Republican. Homeopathic physician; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 26th District, 1927-35. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Knights Templar; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Knights of Pythias; Lions. Died in 1952 (age about 72 years). Interment at Concord Cemetery, North Sewickley Township, Beaver County, Pa.
  Relatives: Married 1906 to Esther LeEthel Duncan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Swick, Thomas C. — of Phillipsburg, Warren County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1956; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Warren County, 1956-59; candidate for New Jersey state senate from Warren County, 1959. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SWICKARD (Soundex S263) — See also BESWICK, BRUNSWICK, CHISWICK, CRESWICKE, ELSWICK, KESWICK, PICKARD, PRESWICK, RESWICK, RICKARD, RICKARDS, RUSWICK, SCHWEICKARDT, SCHWICKART, SISWICK, SPICKARD, SWICK, WICKAM, WICKARD, WORSWICK.

  Swickard, C. R. — Commonwealth Land candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1924. Burial location unknown.


SWIDER (Soundex S360) — See also FULLENWIDER, FULLINWIDER, FULWIDER, SEIDER, SIDER, SWIDLER, WIDER, WIDERA.

  Swider, Joseph E. — of Salem, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Salem; elected 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SWIDLER (Soundex S346) — See also SEIDLER, SHIDLER, SIDLER, SWIDER, SWINDLER, WIDLAND, WIDLE, WIDLITZ, WIDLON.

  Swidler, Joseph C. — Chair, Federal Power Commission, 1961-65. Still living as of 1965.


SWIERCZEWSKI (Soundex S622) — See also ERCZEG, HERCZEG, KARCZEWSKI, KAZMIERCZAK, KURCZEWSKI, LENCZEWSKI, NARCZEWSKI, OSTERCZY, PASTERCZYK, ROSENTSWIEG, STANCZEWSKI, SWIERCZYNSKI, SWIERS, ZIONCZEWSKI.

  Swierczewski, Stephen V. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 21st District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SWIERCZYNSKI (Soundex S625) — See also ERCZEG, GARCZYNSKI, HERCZEG, KAZMIERCZAK, OSTERCZY, PASTERCZYK, ROSENTSWIEG, SWIERCZEWSKI, SWIERS, SWIRCZYNSKI, TORCZYNER, ZARCZYNSKI.

  Swierczynski, Dennis J. — of Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Illinois state senate 25th District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SWIERS (Soundex S620) — See also POWIERSKI, ROSENTSWIEG, SHIERS, SIEWIERSKI, SOWERS, SWEARS, SWERSEY, SWIERCZEWSKI, SWIERCZYNSKI, WIERSBECK, WIERSCH, WIERSKI, WIERSMA.

  Swiers, J. Dal See Joseph Dallas Swiers
  Swiers, Joseph Dallas (1876-1954) — also known as J. Dal Swiers — of Sparta, Christian County, Mo.; Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Freeman, Cass County, Mo., December 29, 1876. Republican. Farmer; school teacher; lumber business; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1907-08, 1913-14, 1923-24, 1945-50 (Christian County 1907-08, 1913-14, 1923-24, Greene County 1st District 1945-50). Methodist. Died in Greene County, Mo., July 24, 1954 (age 77 years, 207 days). Interment at Sparta Odd Fellows Cemetery, Sparta, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph S. Swiers and Rebecca (Clark) Swiers; married, March 3, 1898, to Martha Jane 'Mattie' Adams (1878-1955).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


SWIFT (Soundex S130) — See also HOUSEWIFE, TWIFORD.

  SWIFT: See also Spencer Bell Adams — Mary Eldridge Alger — John Baldwin — Alfred Carleton Baldwin — Francis Burnett Bangs — Henry J. Bean — Franklin Swift Billings — Franklin Swift Billings, Jr. — Rebecca Latimer Felton — Frank P. Fenton — Carl Swift Hallauer — Horace J. Harvey — Eleanor Swift Howell — John Frederick Hull — James Minotto — Davis Swift Strong — Swift Vaughter
  Swift, A. Thorne — of Emmet County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Emmet County, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, A. V. — of Baker City, Baker County, Ore. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Al See Allan Byron Swift
  Swift, Allan Byron (1935-2018) — also known as Al Swift — of Bellingham, Whatcom County, Wash. Born in Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash., September 12, 1935. Democrat. Broadcaster, public affairs director, KVOS-TV; administrative assistant to U.S. Rep. Lloyd Meeds, 1965-69; U.S. Representative from Washington 2nd District, 1979-95. Died in Alexandria, Va., April 20, 2018 (age 82 years, 220 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Swift, Benjamin (1781-1847) — of St. Albans, Franklin County, Vt. Born in New York, 1781. Whig. Member of Vermont state legislature, 1813; U.S. Representative from Vermont 4th District, 1827-31; U.S. Senator from Vermont, 1833-39; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1844. Died in 1847 (age about 66 years). Interment at Old Cemetery, St. Albans, Vt.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Swift, Birge Carlton — also known as Birge C. Swift — of Barry County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 4th District, 1932, 1934, 1936; Wet candidate for delegate to Michigan convention to ratify 21st amendment from Barry County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, C. B. — of Stone County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Stone County, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, C. C. — of Edinboro, Erie County, Pa. Burgess of Edinboro, Pennsylvania, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, C. F. — Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, C. F. — of Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, C. H. — of Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif. Mayor of Sacramento, Calif., 1863-71. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Charles B. — of California. Member of California state assembly 16th District, 1881-83. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, David — Republican. Candidate in primary for Texas state house of representatives 121st District, 1996; candidate for Texas state senate 21st District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Swift, Deon H. II (1947-2009) — also known as "Butch" — of Attica, Fountain County, Ind. Born in Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind., October 22, 1947. Republican. Facilities supervisor for Harrison Steel Castings Co.; mayor of Attica, Ind., 2000-09. Died, from prostate cancer, in a Home Hospital, Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Ind., December 10, 2009 (age 62 years, 49 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Attica, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Betty (Zinsmeister) Swift and Deon Swift, Jr. (1924-1990); married, December 18, 1970, to Monica Lynn Parlier.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Swift, Dick — of Palestine, Anderson County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996; candidate in primary for Texas state senate 3rd District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Swift, Dixie L. — of Ashland, Boyd County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Swift, Edna G. — of Kenton, Hardin County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Eliphalet — of Westport, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Westport, 1839. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Frederick J. — of Maquoketa, Jackson County, Iowa. Member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Frederick W. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Detroit, Mich., 1867-75. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, George Bell (1845-1912) — also known as George B. Swift — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, December 14, 1845. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1892; mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1893, 1895-97. Methodist. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., July 2, 1912 (age 66 years, 201 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel W. Swift and Elizabeth (Bell) Swift.
  George B. Swift School, in Chicago, Illinois, is named for him.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Swift, George E. — of Robbinsdale, Hennepin County, Minn. Postmaster at Robbinsdale, Minn., 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, George Robinson (1887-1972) — of Alabama. Born in Baldwin County, Ala., December 19, 1887. Democrat. Member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1931-35; member of Alabama state senate, 1935-39, 1947-51; U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1946. Died in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., September 10, 1972 (age 84 years, 266 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Atmore, Ala.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Swift, George S. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Recorder's court judge in Michigan, 1870-93. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Gladys P. — of Barnstable, Barnstable County, Mass. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Swift, Hardy Maxey (1870-1942) — of Illinois. Born in Jefferson County, Ill., August 29, 1870. Mayor of Mt. Vernon, Ill., 1911, 1927-29; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1934. Methodist. Member, Redmen; Elks; Woodmen; Lions. Died, of injuries sustained in an automobile accident, in Thompson Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Jefferson County, Ill., February 15, 1942 (age 71 years, 170 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Ill.
  Swift, Harry M. — of Locke's Mills, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Oxford County, 1919-20. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Harvey A. — Democrat. Candidate for Oklahoma state house of representatives 9th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Swift, Heman — Member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1790-1801. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Henry Adoniram (1823-1869) — also known as Henry A. Swift — of St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minn. Born in Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio, March 23, 1823. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota, 1857; member of Minnesota state senate 19th District, 1862-65; Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, 1863; Governor of Minnesota, 1863-64. Died, of typhoid fever, in St. Peter, Nicollet County, Minn., February 25, 1869 (age 45 years, 339 days). Interment at Maple Grove Cemetery, Ravenna, Ohio.
  Relatives: Father of Mary Elizabeth Swift (1855-1926; who married Gideon Sprague Ives (1846-1927)).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Swift, Henry R. — of Cheshire, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention 5th District, 1965; candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives 83rd District, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Swift, Herbert D. — of New London, Merrimack County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from New London, 1948; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from New London, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Hugh — of Albany County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Albany County 1st District, 1852. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, J. M. — of North Tarrytown (now Sleepy Hollow), Westchester County, N.Y. Postmaster at North Tarrytown, N.Y., 1887, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, James M. — of Massachusetts. Massachusetts state attorney general, 1911-14. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Jane Maria (b. 1965) — also known as Jane M. Swift — of North Adams, Berkshire County, Mass.; Williamstown, Berkshire County, Mass. Born in North Adams, Berkshire County, Mass., February 24, 1965. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state senate, 1991-96; candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 1st District, 1996; Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1999-2001; Governor of Massachusetts, 2001-03; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 2008. Female. Catholic. At age 36, she was the youngest woman governor in U.S. history. Still living as of 2014.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Swift, Jessie A. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Dry candidate for delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Jireh, Jr. — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives from New Bedford; elected 1810, 1811, 1812, 1813, 1814, 1815. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, John — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Whig. Mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1832-38, 1839-41, 1845-49; delegate to Whig National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1839 (Temporary Secretary). Burial location unknown.
  Swift, John E. — of Milford, Worcester County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1916; candidate for Massachusetts state attorney general, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, John F. — of California. Republican. Member of California state assembly, 1863, 1873-75, 1877-80 (8th District 1863, 1873-75, 13th District 1877-80); candidate for Governor of California, 1886; Presidential Elector for California, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, John Franklin (1829-1891) — also known as John F. Swift — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in 1829. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1888; U.S. Minister to Japan, 1889-91, died in office 1891. Died in Japan, March 10, 1891 (age about 61 years). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Calif.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Swift, John H. — of Broome County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Broome County 2nd District, 1900-01. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, John S. — of Kent, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Kent, 1825. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Justin — of Windham, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Windham, 1832, 1834, 1838. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, L. — of Summit County, Ohio. Delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Summit County, 1850-51. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, M. D. — of Illinois. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Mary Eldridge See Mary Eldridge Alger
  Swift, Milton H. — of Ottawa, La Salle County, Ill. Mayor of Ottawa, Ill., 1874-76. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Neil K. — of Niagara County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 54th District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Oscar William (1869-1940) — also known as Oscar W. Swift — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1869. Republican. U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1915-19; defeated, 1912, 1918. Died in 1940 (age about 71 years). Interment at Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Swift, P. H. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 19, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Parton (b. 1876) — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Cuba, Allegany County, N.Y., July 14, 1876. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of New York state senate 48th District, 1920-24; defeated (Progressive), 1914; Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1934-45. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Philetus — of Ontario County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1806-08, 1823 (Allegany, Genesee and Ontario counties 1806-08, Ontario County 1823); member of New York state senate Western District, 1810-15, 1817-18. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Reno — of Ekalaka, Carter County, Mont. Member of Montana state senate 11th District, 1893-96. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Richard H. — of Indiana. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Robert B. — of Laddonia, Audrain County, Mo. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Russell E. — of Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Samuel — Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Samuel G. — of Yonkers, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Mayor of Yonkers, N.Y., 1882-84. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Simon P. — of Erie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 2nd District, 1879. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Stephen P. — of Atlantic County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 2nd District, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Swift, Susan — of Palestine, Anderson County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Swift, Theodore W. (1928-2000) — of Ingham County, Mich. Born June 8, 1928. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 14th District, 1962; lawyer. Died February 25, 2000 (age 71 years, 262 days). Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Thomas N. — U.S. Vice Consul in Pernambuco, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Thorne See A. Thorne Swift
  Swift, Tom — of Crawford County, Pa. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives 6th District; elected 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Swift, Tom — of Atlantic County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state senate 2nd District, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Swift, W. — of Windham, Windham County, Conn. Postmaster at Windham, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Warren A. — of Taunton, Bristol County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, William (b. 1794) — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Born in Massachusetts, 1794. Candle manufacturer; librarian; mayor of Lexington, Ky., 1855-58. English ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, William C. N. — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1860, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, William F. — of Ishpeming, Marquette County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan state senate 31st District, 1881-82; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Willis E. — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Augusta, Maine, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Swift, Zephaniah (1759-1823) — of Windham, Windham County, Conn. Born in Wareham, Plymouth County, Mass., February 27, 1759. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Windham, 1787-89, 1820-22; U.S. Representative from Connecticut at-large, 1793-97; member of Connecticut council of assistants, 1799, 1801; superior court judge in Connecticut, 1801-19. Died in Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio, September 27, 1823 (age 64 years, 212 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Warren, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


SWIG (Soundex S200) — See also MCSWIGAN, REISWIG, SEIG, SWIGART, SWIGER, SWIGERT, SWIGGETT, SWING, WIGGS, ZWEIG.

  Swig, Benjamin Harrison (1893-1980) — also known as Benjamin H. Swig — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Taunton, Bristol County, Mass., November 17, 1893. Democrat. Chairman, Fairmont Hotel Co.; chairman, Western Dairy Products, Inc.; president, Security Title Insurance Co., Benefit Standard Life Insurance Co., Beneficial Fire and Casualty Insurance Co.; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956, 1960, 1964. Jewish. Member, American Jewish Committee. Died in 1980 (age about 86 years). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Benjamin Harrison
  Relatives: Son of Simon Swig and Fannie (Levy) Swig; married, December 24, 1916, to Mae Aronovitz.
  Swig, Simon (b. 1865) — of Taunton, Bristol County, Mass. Born in Russia, May 15, 1865. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Third Bristol District, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.


SWIGART (Soundex S263) — See also FIGART, MCSWIGAN, REIGART, REISWIG, SUIGART, SWAGGERTY, SWEIGART, SWEIGERT, SWIG, SWIGER, SWIGERT, SWIGGETT, SWYGERT, ZWEIGART.

  Swigart, Charles P. — of Illinois. Illinois state auditor of public accounts, 1881-89. Burial location unknown.
  Swigart, D. W. — of Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Swigart, E. S. — of Champaign, Champaign County, Ill. Mayor of Champaign, Ill., 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Swigart, Warren R. — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Republican. Candidate in primary for mayor of Omaha, Neb., 1965; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Swigart, William J., Jr. — of Huntingdon, Huntingdon County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964. Still living as of 1964.


SWIGER (Soundex S260) — See also MCSWIGAN, REISWIG, SWAGAR, SWAGER, SWEIGER, SWIG, SWIGART, SWIGERT, SWIGGETT, SWINGER, WIGENT, WIGET.

  SWIGER: See also Hardin Roads Harmer — Harry E. Moats
  Swiger, A. E. — of Cameron, Clinton County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Clinton County, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swiger, Arlen G. — of Tyler County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Tyler County, 1913-16. Burial location unknown.
  Swiger, Ernest C. — of Harrison County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swiger, Ira L. — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 13th District, 1938; chair of Harrison County Republican Party, 1940-41. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
J. Lynn Swiger Swiger, J. Lynn (b. 1903) — of Hinton, Summers County, W.Va. Born in Wilsonburg, Harrison County, Va. (now W.Va.), March 30, 1903. Democrat. Automobile dealer; taxicab operator; member of West Virginia state senate 10th District, 1951-54. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Elks; Moose; Farm Bureau. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1951
  Swiger, Lynn See J. Lynn Swiger


SWIGERT (Soundex S263) — See also FEIGERT, IGERT, MCSWIGAN, REISWIG, SCHEIGERT, SCHWEIGERT, SWAGGERTY, SWEIGART, SWEIGERT, SWIG, SWIGART, SWIGER, SWIGGETT, SWYGERT, WIGENT, WIGET, ZWEIGART.

  SWIGERT: See also Leslie Combs
  Swigert, Jack See John Leonard Swigert, Jr.
  Swigert, John Leonard, Jr. (1931-1982) — also known as Jack Swigert — of Colorado. Born in Denver, Colo., August 30, 1931. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1978; elected U.S. Representative from Colorado 1982, but died before taking office. Astronaut on Apollo 13 moon mission in April 1970, which was aborted when an oxygen tank ruptured, but returned safely to earth. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1970. Died, of bone marrow cancer, in Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., December 27, 1982 (age 51 years, 119 days). Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Colo.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Swigert, William E. — U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Belize City, as of 1905. Burial location unknown.


SWIGGETT (Soundex S230) — See also DWIGGENS, LIGGET, LIGGETT, MCSWIGAN, REISWIG, SWIG, SWIGART, SWIGER, SWIGERT, VANWIGGEREN, WIGGER, WIGGERINGLOH, WIGGERT.

  Swiggett, Aaron — of Seaford, Sussex County, Del. Postmaster at Seaford, Del., 1826-27. Burial location unknown.
  Swiggett, William Y. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Republican. Postmaster at Wilmington, Del., 1882-86. Burial location unknown.


SWIHART (Soundex S630) — See also HAGIHARA, HART, IHARA, INTIHAR, KERRIHARD, NEIHARDT, SAKAKIHARA, WISHART.

  Swihart, James W., Jr. (b. 1946) — of Virginia. Born in 1946. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Lithuania, 1994-97. Still living as of 1997.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary


SWILLUM (Soundex S450) — See also EMSWILER, GILLUM, GUSWILER, KENSWIL, KERSWILL, SWALM.

  Swillum, Michael Roy — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 2nd District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.


SWIM (Soundex S500) — See also SEIM, SHIM, SWAIM, SWEM, WIMS.

  Swim, Brian E. — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah 2nd District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Swim, Old Sink and: See John Adams


SWINARSKI (Soundex S562) — See also EINARSSON, SCHNARSKY.

  Swinarski, Donald T. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Swinarski, Theodore A. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SWINBANK (Soundex S515) — See also BANK, GREENBANK, RITTENBAND, SWAINBANK, SWINBURNE.

  SWINBANK: See also William L. Hadley


SWINBURNE (Soundex S516) — See also COFFINBURG, EDINBURGH, LINBURN, REINBURG, STEINBURG, SWINBANK, VANSTEINBURGH, WEIDENBURNER, WEINBURG, WEINBURGH, WINBURN.

  SWINBURNE: See also Charles Swinburne Fayerweather — Swinburne Hale
  Swinburne, John (1820-1889) — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Born in New York, 1820. Republican. Mayor of Albany, N.Y., 1883-84; U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1885-87; defeated, 1886. Died in 1889 (age about 69 years). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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