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Clarence Franklin Swift

Clergyman

Clarence Franklin Swift, American clergyman.

Background

Swift, Clarence Franklin was born on July 27, 1861 in Oberlin, Ohio, United States. Son of Henry O. and Angelina R. Swift.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin College, 1883. Student Oberlin Theological Seminary, 1883-1884. Graduate Union Theological Seminary, 1886.

Doctor of Divinity, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, 1900.

Career

Ordained Congleton ministry, 1886. Pastor Smyrna, New York, 1886-1888, Saratoga Springs, 1888-1894, Plymouth Church, Lansing, Michigan, 1894-1899, Park Avenue Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1899-1902, Central Church, Fall River, Massachusetts, since 1902. President Congressional Education Society, since 1913.

Republican.

Connections

Married Janet Huntington McKelvey, July 27, 1886.

father:
Henry O.

mother:
Angelina R. Swift

spouse:
Janet Huntington McKelvey