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John Swift
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Birth: Jun. 21, 1790
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 9, 1873
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Thomas Riché Family Vault
Christ Church (outside yard)
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John Swift was an American lawyer and politician and long-time Mayor of Philadelphia. He was admitted to the bar in 1810. He was a leader of the Whigs of Philadelphia and served as mayor 1832-1838, 1839-1841, and 1845-1849. In 1840, Swift became the first mayor to be elected in popular elections.
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John Swift, Esq

Married Mary Truxtun

Married 11 Mar 1811

Children:

1. Redman Richard Swift
bapt 5 June 1815 Phila - 10 Sept 1829
Midshipman USN 1 Nov 1827
Lost in ship "Hornet" 10 Sept 1829

2. Charles Swift
bapt 5 June 1815 Phila

3. Mary Magdalen Swift
b. 16 June 1816 Phila
d. 7 Nov 1868 NYC
Married Col. John Johnson of VA and had issue

4. Thomas Truxton Swift
b. 14 May 1818 Phila -
Married in Cincinnati
Janet Hollabird 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Truxtun Swift (1794 - 1877)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Christ Episcopal Church and Churchyard
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Arthur Allen "Art" Moore...
Record added: Nov 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31074173
John Swift
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John Swift
Added by: Arthur Allen "Art" Moore III
 
John Swift
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