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.
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.
154 boxes (77 linear ft.)
10 oversize boxes
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