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James Gilchrist Swan
Birth: Jan. 11, 1818
Medford
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 19, 1900
Port Townsend
Jefferson County
Washington, USA

Author of "The Northwest Coast or, Three Years' Residence in Washington Territory," published in 1857, one of the first books about Washington Territory. Swan went on to become Indian Agent for the Makah people at Cape Flattery and to served as correspondent to the Smithsonian, collecting information and cultural artifacts from many northwest Native peoples. (bio by: Tenalquot) 
 
Burial:
Laurel Grove Cemetery
Port Townsend
Jefferson County
Washington, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 18, 2001
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