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Earl Valentine Swayze
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Birth: Feb. 14, 1895
Stroudsburg
Monroe County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 17, 1956
Seaside Park
Ocean County
New Jersey, USA

Earl was born in the Cherry Valley locale of Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, the beloved son of Whitfield and Laura A. (Oberholtzer) Swayze and brother of Cora.

He enlisted July 27, 1917, U.S. Army, Sgt. EVAC 18 MD, served as a medic in WW I, and suffered "shell shock". He was honorably discharged June 14, 1919.

On August 13, 1926, he was approved by Court: first policeman, Upper Moreland Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He was Chief of Fire Department, an ex-serviceman, one of the organizers of American Legion Liberty Post 308, in which his mother, Laura, was very active. He was the first Chief of Police of Willow Grove in Upper Moreland Twp. and served for ten years.

He and his first wife, Margaret "Peg" (Null) Swayze, were divorced.

He married Caroline "Kay" Keep in 1949 in New Jersey, daughter of Charles and Annie Keep. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Whitfield Swayze (1859 - 1943)
  Laura Adam Oberholtzer Swayze (1867 - 1948)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Null Swayze (1906 - 1993)
 
 Sibling:
  Cora Ethel Swayze Mahan (1889 - 1984)*
  Earl Valentine Swayze (1895 - 1956)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery
Plymouth Meeting
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section I, plot 280, lot D, grave 1
 
Created by: Wilma Ann
Record added: May 16, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26853976
Earl Valentine Swayze
Added by: Wilma Ann
 
Earl Valentine Swayze
Added by: Wilma Ann
 
Earl Valentine Swayze
Added by: Wilma Ann
 
 
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Remembering you on your Valentine's Day birthday and again thanking you for service to our country.
- Wilma Ann
 Added: Feb. 14, 2017

- GJ
 Added: Jun. 9, 2016
~ may your soul rest in sweet peace ~ thank you for your service ~
- sjb
 Added: May. 10, 2016
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