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Joseph Arthur Swalwell

Joseph Arthur Swalwell, Canadian banker. Member American Bankers Association (executive board), Washington Bankers Association (president).; Member board directors Seattle Chamber Commerce.; Mason.

Background

  • Swalwell, Joseph Arthur was born on October 5, 1873 in Ottawa, Canada. Son of George William and Elizabeth (Duff) Swalwell.

  • Education

    • Edward high school.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1888. Messenger First National Bank, Everett, Washington, 1891. Elected cashier, 1900.

      Cashier National Bank of Commerce, Seattle, 1908-1912, vice president, 1912-1917. Elected president Union National Bank. Seattle. 1917; consolidated Union National Bank with Dexter-Horton National Bank, 1924.

      Chairman of the Board Dexter-Horton National Bank, 1924. President Seattle-First National Bank, now retired. President Farwest Timber Company.

      Director Superior Portland Cement Company, Seattle Brewing & Malting Company, Associate Breweries of Canada, Ltd. State chairman Liberty Loans. World War I; member State advising committee for Washington War Finance Committee.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American Bankers Association (executive board), Washington Bankers Association (president). Member board directors Seattle Chamber Commerce. Mason.; Clubs: Seattle Golf and Country.

    Woodinville Western Australia‡.

    Connections

    • Married Mae Swartout, April.; married second, Josephine Enright, May 17, 1940. Children: William Howard, Gladys Maud, Joseph Frederick.
    • father: George William Swalwell
    • mother: Elizabeth (Duff) Swalwell
    • spouses: Mae Swartout
    • Josephine Enright
    • children: William Howard Swalwell
    • Gladys Maud Swalwell
    • Joseph Frederick Swalwell
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