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John Franklin Swift

John Franklin Swift, American lawyer, diplomat. member commn.

Background

  • Swift, John Franklin was born on February 28, 1829 in Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States.

  • Career

    • General in obtaining decision before Supreme Court of the United States Court sustaining constitutionality of Chinese Exclusion Act, 1888. Minister to Japan, 1889.

    Works

    • Author: Going to Jericho, 1868. Robert Greathouse, 1870.

    Membership

    Member commn.
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    Died March 10, 1891
    (aged 62)
    Nationality