08/06/1832 - 09/26/1897

SWAN, John, Sr., a Representative from Allegheny County; born, August 6, 1832 in Allegheny City (now Pittsburgh), Allegheny County, Pa.; contractor; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1874 and 1875; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1876); unsuccessful campaign, mayor, Allegheny City (1877, 1884); postmaster, United States Postal Service, Allegheny (1885-1890); unsuccessful campaign, mayor, Northside (1890); died, September 26, 1897 in Allegheny City, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Uniondale Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

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