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Dr Benjamin Harrison Swint
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Birth: Aug. 14, 1888
Pickens
Randolph County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 7, 1946
Charleston
Kanawha County
West Virginia, USA

Solemn pontifical high mass of
requiem will be celebrated Tuesday
lit 10:30 a. m. at Sacred Heart
church for Dr. Benjamin H. Swint,
widely known surgeon and leader
among Catholic laymen, who died
at his residence, '920 Ridgemont
road, Saturday morning.
His brother. Bishop John H.
Swint, Wheeling, bishop of the
West Virginia Catholic diocese, will
officiate. Burial will be in Mt.
Olivet cemetery.
The body will be removed from
the Scales mortuary to the residence
Sunday at 11 a. m., where
it will, remain until the funeral
hour. The Knights of Columbus
will pray the rosary Sunday at 3
p. m.
Dr. Swint succumbed to a heart
ailment. He was 59 years of age.
He was conferred the award of
"Knight of the Holy Sepulchre" by
Pope Pius XII in 1942 for distinguished
service to the church.
Dr. Swint was, a native of Pickens,
Randolph county, and came to
Charleston in 1913 after completing
internship in a Baltimore hospital.
Survivors include the widow,
Mrs. Marcellene Smith Swint; five
daughters, Sister M. Agnes DeSales
of Wheeling and Mrs. Frances
Sheets, Elizabeth, Patricia and
Marcellene Swint, all of Charleston;
two sons, Benjamin H. Swint,
Jr., and John Swint, both of
Charleston; three sisters, Sister
Mary Joseph and Sister Mary Agnes
on the teaching staff at, Mt. De
Chantel academy, Wheeling, and
Mrs. Josephine Cannon of Pickens,
and three brothers, Bishop Swint
and Lewis and Peter Swint, both of
Pickens. Sister M. Agnes DeSales
also is on the Mt. DeChantel staff.
During World War I, Dr. Swint
served with the American
Expediionary Forces in France.
Among civilian honors conferred
on him was the Silver Bear
award for "distinguished service
n boyhood," presented him by the
National Council of Boy Scouts
n America.

WWI Veteran

Mother: Carolyn ?
Father: Peter Swint 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Peter Michael Swint (1850 - 1934)
  Caroline Antonia Winkler Swint (1850 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Marcellene K. Smith Swint (1886 - 1960)
 
 Children:
  Benjamin Harrison Swint (1917 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Christina Swint (1874 - 1928)*
  Charles Patrick Swint (1875 - 1926)*
  Louis Andrew Swint (1877 - 1957)*
  John Joseph Swint (1879 - 1962)*
  Peter Meinrod Swint (1881 - 1957)*
  Mary Joseph Swint (1884 - 1948)*
  Benjamin Harrison Swint (1888 - 1946)
  Mary Agnes Swint (1890 - 1968)*
  Josephine A Swint Cannon (1894 - 1985)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Charleston
Kanawha County
West Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 26, 2009
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