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Joseph Russell Swanay
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Birth: Jan. 4, 1915
Vonore
Monroe County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 25, 1999
Huntsville
Madison County
Alabama, USA

Husband of Mary Alice Blevins Swanay.

Father of Sharon Swanay Parks and Carole Swanay Johnson.

Grandfather of Susan Elizabeth Parks Ang and Alice Susannah Johnson.

Son of Robert Wright and Carrie Leota (Birchfiel) Swanay.

Attended Carter County, TN schools: Valley Forge Elementary School, Hampton and Elizabethton high schools, and Milligan College, 1935-1939, from which he received A. B. degree.

Served in World War II; Lieutenant in United States Coast Guard, March 27, 1941 to July 16, 1946; awarded Purple Heart.

State Senator of Tennessee, 1955-1957.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Robert Wright Swanay (1887 - 1947)
  Carrie Birchfiel Swanay (1891 - 1989)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Alice Blevins Swanay (1922 - 1999)
 
 Sibling:
  Joseph Russell Swanay (1915 - 1999)
  Wright S. Swanay (1920 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Valhalla Memory Gardens
Huntsville
Madison County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: laelliott
Record added: Jul 03, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14809116
Joseph Russell Swanay
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Joseph Russell Swanay
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Joseph Russell Swanay
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I've never seen bigger or more beautiful roses than your peace roses. memories of yellow legal pads and trips to the library. Thank you.
-Anonymous
 Added: Feb. 5, 2013

- laelliott
 Added: Nov. 11, 2009

- laelliott
 Added: Jan. 4, 2009
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