05/22/1804 - 05/09/1840

SWAYNE, Joel, a Representative from Chester County; born, May 22, 1804 in East Marlborough, Chester County, Pa.; teacher; poet; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1839); died while in office, May 9, 1840 in London Grove Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania; interred, London Grove Friends Burial Ground, London Grove Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. 

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