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Finding Aid for the Philip David Swing Papers, 1890-1963
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Description
Philip David Swing (1884-1963) practiced law in San Bernadino before becoming the deputy District Attorney and District Attorney in Imperial County (1908-15). He was appointed judge of the Superior Court of Imperial County (1919-21) and later elected as a Republican to 67th U.S. Congress and to the five succeeding Congresses (1921-33). The collection consists of correspondence, papers, photographs, and printed material related to Philip David Swing and his career as a U.S. Congressman, California state official, and private attorney.
Background
Philip David Swing was born in San Bernadino, California, November 30, 1884; graduated, Stanford, 1905; admitted to California bar, 1907, and practiced law in San Bernadino; deputy District Attorney and District Attorney, Imperial County, 1908-15; judge of the Superior Court of Imperial County, 1919-21; delegate to Republican state conventions, Sacramento, California, 1920-32; elected as Republican to 67th U.S. Congress and to the five succeeding Congresses (1921-33); appointed member, California State Water Resources Board, 1945-58; died in San Diego, August 8, 1963.
Extent
154 boxes (77 linear ft.) 10 oversize boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Portions of this collection are restricted. Consult finding aid for additional information.