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SWINDA (Soundex S530) — See also SWINDALL, SWINDELL, SWINDELLS, SWINDLE, SWINDLEHURST, SWINDLER, WINDALL.

  Swinda, William H. — of Elnora, Daviess County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1912. Burial location unknown.


SWINDALL (Soundex S534) — See also DALL, KINDALL, LINDALL, PINDALL, SWINDA, SWINDELL, SWINDELLS, SWINDLE, SWINDLEHURST, SWINDLER, TINDALL, WINDALL.

  Swindall, Charles (1876-1939) — of Woodward, Woodward County, Okla. Born in Oklahoma, 1876. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1916; U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 8th District, 1920-21; state court judge in Oklahoma, 1924; justice of Oklahoma state supreme court, 1929-31. Died in 1939 (age about 63 years). Interment at Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Swindall, Pat See Patrick Lynn Swindall
  Swindall, Patrick Lynn (b. 1950) — also known as Pat Swindall — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born in Alabama, October 18, 1950. Republican. U.S. Representative from Georgia 4th District, 1985-89; defeated, 1988. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier


SWINDELL (Soundex S534) — See also ARRINDELL, DELL, GRINDELL, INDELLI, LINDELL, MARTINDELL, PINDELL, RINDELL, SKINDELL, SPINDELL, SWINDA, SWINDALL, SWINDELLS, SWINDLE, SWINDLEHURST, SWINDLER, TINDELL, WINDEL, WINDELS.

  SWINDELL: See also Jonas Holland Howe
  Swindell, D. F. — of Vernon, Wilbarger County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Swindell, Fred T. — of Newark, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 29th District, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Swindell, John Linton (1789-1847) — also known as John L. Swindell — of Hyde County, N.C. Born in Hyde County, N.C., January 15, 1789. Postmaster; member of North Carolina house of commons from Hyde County, 1834-35. Died in Hyde County, N.C., February 13, 1847 (age 58 years, 29 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Swindell (1760-1834) and Mary (Rew) Swindell; married to Rebecca Martin Brooks (1786-1847); great-granduncle of William Thackara Read (1878-1954).


SWINDELLS (Soundex S534) — See also ARRINDELL, GRINDELL, INDELLI, LINDELL, MARTINDELL, PINDELL, RIDDELLS, RINDELL, SKINDELL, SPINDELL, SWINDA, SWINDALL, SWINDELL, SWINDLE, SWINDLEHURST, SWINDLER, TINDELL, WINDEL, WINDELS.

  Swindells, Charles J. (b. 1942) — of Oregon. Born in 1942. U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand, 2001-05; Samoa, 2001-05. Still living as of 2005.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary


SWINDLE (Soundex S534) — See also SWINDA, SWINDALL, SWINDELL, SWINDELLS, SWINDLEHURST, SWINDLER, WINDELS, WINDLE, WINDLER.

  Swindle, Orson — of Hawaii; Alexandria, Va. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Hawaii 1st District, 1994, 1996; member, Federal Trade Commission, 1997-2004; delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


SWINDLEHURST (Soundex S534) — See also BROCKLEHURST, HAZLEHURST, LEILEHUA, RIDDLEHURST, SWINDA, SWINDALL, SWINDELL, SWINDELLS, SWINDLE, SWINDLER, WHITEHURST, WINDLE, WINDLER.

  Swindlehurst, T. M. — of Montana. Secretary of state of Montana, 1911-13; appointed 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Swindlehurst, William — Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 13th District, 1900. Burial location unknown.


SWINDLER (Soundex S534) — See also KINDLER, KREINDLER, LINDLER, RINDLER, SCHINDLER, SHINDLER, SPINDLER, STEINDLER, SWIDLER, SWINDA, SWINDALL, SWINDELL, SWINDELLS, SWINDLE, SWINDLEHURST, WINDLE, WINDLER.

  SWINDLER: See also James Wilson Bartlett — Jesse Frank Hawkins
  Swindler, Henry J. — of Magnolia, Putnam County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Swindler, Monroe See T. Monroe Swindler
  Swindler, Ray — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Republican. Mayor of Morgantown, W.Va., 1941-42. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swindler, T. Monroe — of Covington, Kenton County, Ky. Candidate for mayor of Covington, Ky., 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swindler, W. E. — Socialist. Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.


SWINEFORD (Soundex S516) — See also BONNEFOND, CLINEFELTER, KLINEFELTER, MCSWINEY, SWINEHART, SWINEY, SWINFORD.

  Swineford, Alfred Peter (1836-1909) — also known as Alfred P. Swineford — of Albert Lea, Freeborn County, Minn.; Marquette, Marquette County, Mich.; Sitka, Alaska; Ketchikan, Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska. Born in Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio, September 14, 1836. Democrat. Postmaster at Albert Lea, Minn., 1857-58; newspaper editor and publisher; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Marquette District, 1871-72; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1872; mayor of Marquette, Mich., 1874-75; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1878; Governor of Alaska District, 1885-89; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1904; candidate for Delegate to U.S. Congress from Alaska Territory, 1906. Died in Juneau, Alaska, October 26, 1909 (age 73 years, 42 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Juneau, Alaska; cenotaph at Park Cemetery, Marquette, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Swineford (1799-1862) and Jane (Collins) Swineford (1816-1883); married to Psyche C. Flower (1831-1881); married, August 21, 1886, to Minnie E. (Marks) Smith.
  See also NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial


SWINEHART (Soundex S563) — See also DINEHART, LANEHART, MCSWINEY, MINEHART, RHINEHARD, RHINEHART, RINEHARD, RINEHARDT, RINEHART, SWINEFORD, SWINEY, TWINEHAM.

  Swinehart, Della — of Clinton, Vermillion County, Ind. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Swinehart, Judith A. — of New Lexington, Perry County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Swinehart, Phillip D. — of New Lexington, Perry County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Swinehart, Robert Merle — of Marine on St. Croix, Washington County, Minn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Swinehart, Wilfred E. — Democrat. Candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 27th District, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


SWINEY (Soundex S500) — See also MCSWINEY, SINEY, SWANEY, SWEANEY, SWEANY, SWEENEY, SWEENY, SWENEY, SWINEFORD, SWINEHART, SWINNEY, WINSEY.

  Swiney, Daniel — U.S. Consul in Queenstown, as of 1898-1905. Burial location unknown.


SWINFIN (Soundex S515) — See also EDINFIELD, INFIDEL, KLEINFIELD, LYNFIND, SWINFORD, WEINFIELD, WINFERD, WINFIELD, WINFORD, WINFREE, WINFREY.

  SWINFIN: See also Samuel Swinfin Burdett


SWINFORD (Soundex S516) — See also BINFORD, FORD, LINFOOT, LINFORD, NINFO, RAINFORTH, SWINEFORD, SWINFIN, WINFERD, WINFIELD, WINFORD, WINFREE, WINFREY.

  Swinford, David — Republican. Member of Texas state house of representatives 87th District; elected 1992; elected unopposed 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000; elected 2002; elected unopposed 2004, 2006; elected 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Swinford, Holly L. — of Oklahoma. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Swinford, John McKee — also known as John Swinford — of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Ky. Democrat. Elected Kentucky state house of representatives 62nd District 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Relatives: Son of Mac Swinford; grandson of MaCalla C. Swinford (1857-1952).
  Political family: Swinford family of Cynthiana, Kentucky.
  Swinford, M. C. See MaCalla C. Swinford
  Swinford, Mac (1899-1975) — Born in Cynthiana, Harrison County, Ky., December 23, 1899. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1926-29; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 1933-37; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 1937-75; died in office 1975; U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky, 1937-75; died in office 1975. Died, in Cincinnati General Hospital, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, February 3, 1975 (age 75 years, 42 days). Interment at Battle Grove Cemetery, Cynthiana, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of MaCalla C. Swinford and Alice Freeman 'Allie' (McKee) Swinford (1867-1942); married, November 17, 1927, to Minnie Bentgon Peterson (1901-1995); father of John McKee Swinford (1933?-).
  Political family: Swinford family of Cynthiana, Kentucky.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Swinford, MaCalla C. (1857-1952) — also known as M. C. Swinford — of Cynthiana, Harrison County, Ky. Born March 24, 1857. Mayor of Cynthiana, Ky.; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1910. Died September 13, 1952 (age 95 years, 173 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Mac Swinford; grandfather of John McKee Swinford (1933?-).
  Political family: Swinford family of Cynthiana, Kentucky.


SWING (Soundex S520) — See also SING, SWIG, SWINGER, SWINGLE, SWINGLEY, SWINK, WING.

  Swing, Abraham — of Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1821, 1823. Burial location unknown.
  Swing, Albert H. — of Coatesville, Chester County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Coatesville, Pa., 1904-13; mayor of Coatesville, Pa., 1920, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Swing, Charles P. — of Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1875. Burial location unknown.
  Swing, Fred C. — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Swing, Gary — of Colorado. U.S. Pacifist candidate for U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1998; Natural Law candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 3rd District, 2002; Boiling Frog candidate for President of the United States, 2020. Still living as of 2020.
  Swing, Nathaniel G. — of Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1853. Burial location unknown.
  Swing, Peter F. — of Batavia, Clermont County, Ohio; Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Republican. Circuit judge in Ohio 1st Circuit, 1885-1909; Judge, Ohio Court of Appeals 1st District, 1913-15. Burial location unknown.
  Swing, Phil See Phillip David Swing
  Swing, Philip Bergen (1820-1882) — Born in Miami Township, Clermont County, Ohio, October 23, 1820. U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio, 1871-82; died in office 1882. Died in Batavia, Clermont County, Ohio, October 31, 1882 (age 62 years, 8 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Swing, Phillip David (1884-1963) — also known as Phillip D. Swing; Phil Swing — of El Centro, Imperial County, Calif. Born in San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif., November 30, 1884. Republican. Lawyer; Imperial County District Attorney, 1911-15; superior court judge in California, 1919-21; U.S. Representative from California 11th District, 1921-33. Died at Mercy Hospital, San Diego, San Diego County, Calif., August 8, 1963 (age 78 years, 251 days). Interment at Greenwood Memorial Park, San Diego, Calif.
  Relatives: Married to Nell Cremeens (1891-1959).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Swing, Ralph E. — of San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif. Republican. Candidate for mayor of San Bernardino, Calif., 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Swing, Ralph E. — of San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swing, William Lacy (b. 1934) — also known as William L. Swing — of North Carolina. Born in 1934. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Congo (Brazzaville), 1979-81; Liberia, 1981; South Africa, 1989-92; Nigeria, 1992-93; Haiti, 1993-98; Congo (Kinshasa), 1998-2001. Still living as of 2001.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary


SWINGER (Soundex S526) — See also INGER, SCHWINGER, SINGER, SWANGER, SWIGER, SWING, SWINGLE, SWINGLEY, WINGER, WINGERD, WINGERT, WINGERTER.

  Swinger, Terry — Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state senate 25th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.


SWINGLE (Soundex S524) — See also INGLE, SHINGLE, SWING, SWINGER, SWINGLEY, WELLINGS, WESSLING.

  Swingle, Benjamin F. — of Muskingum County, Ohio. Republican. Member of Ohio state house of representatives from Muskingum County; elected 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Swingle, J. R. — of Homewood, Cook County, Ill. Village president of Homewood, Illinois, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


SWINGLEY (Soundex S524) — See also BINGLEY, DINGLEY, MATTINGLEY, SINGLEY, SWING, SWINGER, SWINGLE, TINGLEY, WARDINGLEY.

  Swingley, H. S. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1888. Burial location unknown.


SWINK (Soundex S520) — See also MEISWINKLE, SINK, SMINK, SWANK, SWENK, SWING, WINK, WINKS.

  SWINK: See also Paul Davis Grady
  Swink, Edwin A. — of Mt. Pleasant, Westmoreland County, Pa. Republican. Chair of Westmoreland County Republican Party, 1953; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swink, J. O. — Democrat. Circuit judge in Missouri 24th Circuit; elected 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Swink, William L. — of San Manuel, Pinal County, Ariz. Democrat. Member of Arizona state senate 7th District, 1975-78. Still living as of 1978.


SWINNERTON (Soundex S563) — See also CONNERTY, DENNERT, FINNERTY, LANNERT, LANNERTH, SWENARTON, SWINNEY, WINNER, WINNERMAN.

  SWINNERTON: See also James Edgar Bowe
  Swinnerton, Mark — of Marysville, Snohomish County, Wash. Mayor of Marysville, Wash., 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Swinnerton, Radcliffe — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Swinnerton, Sylvia Agnes See Sylvia S. Lum


SWINNEY (Soundex S500) — See also SWEANEY, SWEANY, SWEENEY, SWEENY, SWENEY, SWINEY, SWINNERTON, WINNEY, WINSEY.

  Swinney, C. O. — of Kent County, Del. Prohibition candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from Kent County, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Swinney, Carl M. — also known as Marty Swinney — of California. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 34th District, 1988, 1992, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Swinney, D. T. — Democrat. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Swinney, Herbert M. — of Stonington, New London County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Stonington, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Swinney, Marty See Carl M. Swinney


SWINT (Soundex S530) — See also SAINT, SINT, SWANTE, SWENTY, SWINTON, WINT.

  Swint, Albert G. — of Griffin, Spalding County, Ga.; Orchard Hill, Spalding County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1940; member of Georgia state senate, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swint, Howard — of Charleston, Kanawha County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from West Virginia 2nd District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Swint, J. T. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Swint, William — of Boonville, Warrick County, Ind. Democrat. Postmaster at Boonville, Ind., 1885-89. Burial location unknown.


SWINTON (Soundex S535) — See also SINTON, SWANTON, SWINT, WINSTON, WINTON.

  SWINTON: See also Douglas Jenkins — Hugh Swinton Legaré — George Swinton Legaré
  Swinton, Lee Vertis — of Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state senate 9th District; elected 1980. Still living as of 1980.


SWIONTEK (Soundex S532) — See also PINTEK, PIONTEK, PIONTKOWSKY, SCIONTI, SWIONTKOWSKI, WYWIORSKI, ZIENTEK.

  Swiontek, Steve — of Edgeley, LaMoure County, N.Dak. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


SWIONTKOWSKI (Soundex S532) — See also BUTKOWSKI, CHOTKOWSKI, ESTKOWSKI, GRETKOWSKI, GRONTKOWSKI, KOSTKOWSKI, KUJTKOWSKI, KWIATKOWSKI, LONTKOWSKI, PIATKOWSKI, PIONTEK, PIONTKOWSKY, RUTKOWSKI, SCIONTI, SWIONTEK, WITKOWSKI, WYWIORSKI, YANTKO.

  Swiontkowski, Sigmund — of Linden, Union County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SWIRCZYNSKI (Soundex S625) — See also GARCZYNSKI, HAUSWIRTH, SWIERCZYNSKI, SWIRSKY, TORCZYNER, ZARCZYNSKI.

  Swirczynski, Joe — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 60th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.


SWIRSKY (Soundex S620) — See also HAUSWIRTH, KAZMIRSKI, MIRSKY, SIEWIERSKI, SWIRCZYNSKI, WIRSCHING.

  Swirsky, Sherry A. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1992; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1996, 2000, 2004 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 2004.


SWISHER (Soundex S260) — See also DEISHER, FISHER, FLAISHER, FLEISHER, FROBISHER, ISHERWOOD, RISHER, SHER, SWISS, SWISSHELM, SWISTAK, WINDISHER, WISH, WISHAM, WISHARD, WISHART, WISHEK, WISHINGRAD, WISHNAK, WISHNOFSKY, WISHON, WISHY.

  SWISHER: See also William L. Thompson
  Swisher, Brian — of Brentwood, Contra Costa County, Calif. Mayor of Brentwood, Calif., 2003-04. Still living as of 2004.
  Swisher, C. Wayne — of Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Swisher, Charles Wesley — of Marion County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Marion County, 1901-02; member of West Virginia state senate 11th District, 1903-05; secretary of state of West Virginia, 1905-09. Burial location unknown.
  Swisher, Clifford — Democrat. Democratic-Farmer-Labor candidate for Presidential Elector for Minnesota, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swisher, Glenn M. — of Indiana. Republican. Presidential Elector for Indiana, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Swisher, Grady — of Kernersville, Forsyth County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swisher, Howard L. — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1912 (alternate), 1924 (alternate), 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Swisher, Jacob — of Overland Park, Johnson County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Swisher, James Gibson (1794-1864) — also known as James G. Swisher — of Texas. Born in Tennessee, 1794. Delegate to Texas Republic Republic constitutional convention from District of Washington, 1836; signer, Texas Declaration of Independence, 1836; served in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence. Died in 1864 (age about 70 years). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  Swisher, John M. — of Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Tex. Republican. Postmaster at Corpus Christi, Tex., 1880-84. Burial location unknown.
  Swisher, Ruth — of Southern Pines, Moore County, N.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Swisher, Mrs. S. A. — of Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Swisher, Sarah — of Coralville, Johnson County, Iowa. Democrat. Vice-chair of Iowa Democratic Party, 2008; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Swisher, Wayne See C. Wayne Swisher
  Swisher, William A. — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Candidate in primary for mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1991. Still living as of 1991.


SWISS (Soundex S200) — See also SISS, SWAYZE, SWISHER, SWISSHELM, SWISTAK, WISS.

  Swiss, Jane Parks — of Murrysville, Westmoreland County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.


SWISSHELM (Soundex S245) — See also CHESSHER, ESHELMAN, GLASSHEIM, SHELMAN, SHELMERDINE, STRASSHEIM, SWISHER, SWISS, SWISTAK.

  Swisshelm, J. M. — of Peebles, Adams County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SWISTAK (Soundex S232) — See also SWISHER, SWISS, SWISSHELM, WISTAR.

  Swistak, Elenor — of Westland, Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for mayor of Westland, Mich., 2005. Female. Still living as of 2005.


SWITALSKI (Soundex S342) — See also KRISTALSKY, ROSKIVETALSKI, ROSKWITALSKI, STALSBURG, SWITASKI, SWITH, SWITHIN, SWITKES, SWITS, SWITZER, SWITZLER, TALSKY.

  Switalski, Joe — of Manistee County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Manistee County, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Switalski, Jon M. — of Warren, Macomb County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 28th District; elected 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Switalski, Mark S. — of Macomb County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 16th Circuit, 2001. Still living as of 2012.
  Switalski, Michael — of Roseville, Macomb County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 27th District; elected 1998. Still living as of 1998.


SWITASKI (Soundex S320) — See also FREITAS, LEVITAS, NIKITAS, ROSKWITALSKI, SAWATZKI, STASKIEWICZ, SWITALSKI, SWITH, SWITHIN, SWITKES, SWITS, SWITZER, SWITZLER, TARITAS, TASKER.

  Switaski, Anna-Mae — of New Britain, Hartford County, Conn.; Farmington, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut Republican State Central Committee, 1940; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1944, 1952, 1956 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


SWITH (Soundex S300) — See also SMITH, SWATI, SWEAT, SWEATT, SWEET, SWET, SWETT, SWITALSKI, SWITASKI, SWITHIN, SWITKES, SWITS, SWITZER, SWITZLER, WITH.

  Swith, E. T. — of Charlestown, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1864. Burial location unknown.


SWITHIN (Soundex S350) — See also EDITHIA, FITHIAN, ITHIEL, ITHIER, SWEETEN, SWEETON, SWITALSKI, SWITASKI, SWITH, SWITKES, SWITS, SWITZER, SWITZLER, TREVITHICK, WHITHINGTON, WITHINGTON.

  SWITHIN: See also Swithin Chandler


SWITKES (Soundex S322) — See also AITKEN, AITKENHEAD, ATKESON, GUTKES, KOPITKE, LITKE, MITKELS, NANTKES, NOVITKE, SWITALSKI, SWITASKI, SWITH, SWITHIN, SWITS, SWITZER, SWITZLER, VITKEVICH, WITKIN, WITKISS, WITKOS, WITKOWSKI, WITKUS.

  Switkes, Emanuel — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly, 1930 (New York County 1st District), 1934 (New York County 17th District). Burial location unknown.


SWITS (Soundex S320) — See also PERLEYWITS, SUITS, SWEETS, SWITALSKI, SWITASKI, SWITH, SWITHIN, SWITKES, SWITZER, SWITZLER, WITSCHIEBEN, WITSCHIEF, WITSELL.

  SWITS: See also Abraham Maus Schermerhorn — Maude Swits Stowell


SWITZER (Soundex S326) — See also GOLLWITZER, SEITZER, SWEETSER, SWEETZER, SWEITZER, SWITALSKI, SWITASKI, SWITH, SWITHIN, SWITKES, SWITS, SWITZLER, WITZEL.

  SWITZER: See also Aaron Switzer Brown — Jack Robert Gage — Ernest William Gibson
  Switzer, Carroll O. (1908-1960) — of Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Born in Pilot Mound, Boone County, Iowa, May 23, 1908. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1940, 1948; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Iowa, 1949-50. Died in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, May 30, 1960 (age 52 years, 7 days). Interment at Glendale Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Switzer, Dale N. — of Oklahoma. Republican. Presidential Elector for Oklahoma, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Switzer, E. K. — of Flagstaff, Coconino County, Ariz. Mayor of Flagstaff, Ariz., 1953-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Switzer, Eva M. — of Greenville, Montcalm County, Mich. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Switzer, Fred See G. Fred Switzer
  Switzer, G. Fred — of Harrisonburg, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1948, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Switzer, Henry — of Steuben County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Steuben County, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Switzer, J. M. — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Mayor of Dayton, Ohio, 1918-21. Burial location unknown.
  Switzer, John M. — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Philippine Islands, 1904, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Switzer, Lee S. — of Weston, Lewis County, W.Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Weston, W.Va., 1935-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Switzer, Robert Mauck (1863-1952) — also known as Robert M. Switzer — of Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio. Born near Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio, March 6, 1863. Republican. U.S. Representative from Ohio 10th District, 1911-19; delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1920. Died in 1952 (age about 89 years). Interment at Mound Hill Cemetery, Gallipolis, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Switzer, Rufus — of Putnam County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 6th District, 1885-88. Burial location unknown.
Rufus Switzer Switzer, Rufus (1855-1947) — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Born in Cabell County, Va. (now W.Va.), October 25, 1855. Lawyer; mayor of Huntington, W.Va., 1909-12; coal mining executive. Died in Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va., March 25, 1947 (age 91 years, 151 days). Interment at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Ellen Vara (Doolittle) Switzer (1827-1912) and Jonathan Switzer (1830-1865); married 1887 to Emma E. Merrill (1861-1939).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Huntington Through Seventy-Five Years (1947)
  Switzer, Silas — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Switzer, Stanley — of Seymour, Jackson County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Switzer, Thomas G. — of Howell, Livingston County, Mich. Postmaster at Howell, Mich., 1891. Burial location unknown.
  Switzer, Winifred — of Visalia, Tulare County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1940. Female. Interment at Visalia Public Cemetery, Visalia, Calif.


SWITZLER (Soundex S324) — See also DITZLER, DREITZLER, FRITZLER, HITZLER, LITZLER, SCHNITZLER, SWITALSKI, SWITASKI, SWITH, SWITHIN, SWITKES, SWITS, SWITZER.

  Switzler, William F. (born c.1819) — of Columbia, Boone County, Mo. Born in Kentucky, about 1819. Newspaper editor; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 3rd District, 1865; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 9th District, 1875. Burial location unknown.


SWIVEL (Soundex S140)

  Swivel, T. O. — of Huntingdon, Huntingdon County, Pa. Democrat. Chair of Huntingdon County Democratic Party, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Swivel, Thomas — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1928. Burial location unknown.


SWOAP (Soundex S100) — See also SOAPE, SOAPY, SWAP, SWOOPE, SWOPE, WOART.

  Swoap, Beth — Democrat. Presidential Elector for Maryland, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.


SWOBE (Soundex S100) — See also BOWES, SHOBE, SWAB, SWAEBE, SWOBODA, SWOPE, WOBECK, WOBLER.

  Swobe, Coe — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


SWOBODA (Soundex S130) — See also BODACK, BODAHL, BODAIN, NOBODYS, SLOBODIN, SVOBODA, SWOBE, THIBODAUX, WOBECK, WOBLER.

  Swoboda, Janice — of Luxemburg, Kewaunee County, Wis. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Swoboda, Lary J. (b. 1939) — of Luxemburg, Kewaunee County, Wis. Born in Luxemburg, Kewaunee County, Wis., May 28, 1939. Democrat. School teacher; member of Wisconsin state assembly 1st District, 1971-75. Catholic. Member, Holy Name Society; Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Eta Sigma; Jaycees; Knights of Columbus. Still living as of 1975.
  Swoboda, Peter — of Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Swoboda, William J. — of Racine, Racine County, Wis. Mayor of Racine, Wis., 1931-37; defeated, 1937. Burial location unknown.


SWOFFORD (Soundex S163) — See also FORD, HOFFORD, MOFFORD, OFFORD, SPOFFORD, SWAFFORD, WOFFINGTON, WOFFORD, WOFSY.

  Swofford, Mrs. Ralph — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.


SWON (Soundex S500) — See also NEISWONGER, NIHSWONGER, NISWONGER, SEON, SION, SNOW, SWAIN, SWAINE, SWAN, SWANN, SWAUN, SWAYNE, SWEN.

  Swon, D. K. — of Muskogee, Muskogee County, Okla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1980. Still living as of 1980.


SWOONATRA (Soundex S536) — See also GANSWOOD, SHARSWOOD, SINATRA, SPOTSWOOD, SPOTTSWOOD, SWOOPE.

  Swoonatra: See Frank Sinatra


SWOOPE (Soundex S100) — See also GANSWOOD, SHARSWOOD, SPOTSWOOD, SPOTTSWOOD, SWAP, SWOAP, SWOONATRA, SWOPE.

  Swoope, Jacob (d. 1832) — of Staunton, Va. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Mayor of Staunton, Va., 1801-05; U.S. Representative from Virginia 4th District, 1809-11. Died in Staunton, Va., 1832. Interment at Trinity Episcopal Churchyard, Staunton, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Swoope, John — of Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pa. Postmaster at Hollidaysburg, Pa., 1819-22. Burial location unknown.
  Swoope, William Irvin (1862-1930) — also known as William I. Swoope — of Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pa. Born in Pennsylvania, 1862. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 23rd District, 1923-27. Died in 1930 (age about 68 years). Interment at Hillcrest Cemetery, Clearfield, Pa.
  Relatives: Nephew of John Patton (1823-1897).
  Political family: Patton family of Curwensville, Pennsylvania.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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