Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Swift, Oscar William

Swift, Oscar William, a Representative from New York; born in Paines Hollow, Herkimer County, N.Y., April 11, 1869; moved to Michigan with his parents, who settled in Adrian in 1877; attended the public schools and the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor; was graduated from the New York Law School, New York City, in 1896; was admitted to the bar in 1897 and commenced practice in New York City; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Congresses(March 4, 1915-March 3, 1919); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1918 to the Sixty-sixth Congress; resumed law practice in New York City; died in Brooklyn, N.Y., June 30, 1940; interment in Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, N.Y.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Swift, Oscar William," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1888 1889. Original Sources, accessed January 20, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PW6IFMP4R7GJMGD.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Swift, Oscar William." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1888, page 1889. Original Sources. 20 Jan. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PW6IFMP4R7GJMGD.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Swift, Oscar William' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1888, pp.1889. Original Sources, retrieved 20 January 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PW6IFMP4R7GJMGD.