Philip David Swing

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Philip David Swing

San Bernardino County, California, USA
Death 8 Aug 1963 (aged 79)
San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Burial San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Plot Elks Rest Section, Lot 83, Grave 8
Memorial ID 10785300 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Stanford University in 1905, was admitted to the bar in 1907, practiced law in San Bernardino, California and was city attorney of Brawley, California in 1908 and 1909. He was deputy district attorney of Imperial County, California, 1908-1911, district attorney 1911-1915, chief counsel of the Imperial Irrigation District 1916-1919 and judge of the superior court of Imperial County 1919-1921. He served as delegate to the Republican State conventions at Sacramento, California, 1920-1932 and as chairman in 1926. He was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh serving five succeeding Congresses, March 4, 1921-March 3, 1933 and chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department Sixty-ninth Congress. In 1932, he resumed law practice in San Diego, was appointed a member of the California State Water Resources Board in 1945, reappointed in 1950 and served until 1958. After his death, a grateful citizenry built a fountain to his memory next to the City Building in downtown San Diego.

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