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Daniel Swiney

United States consul.

Daniel Swiney, United States consul. Member Royal Cork Yacht.

Background

Swiney, Daniel was born on April 8, 1826 in in Company Donegal, Ireland. Son of Daniel (solicitor) and Sarah (Hazlitt) S.

Education

Educated Review John Porter’s private school, Ballyshannon, Ireland.

Career

In 1841 entered ship-broker’s office, Glasgow, Scotland. Went to sea, 1842, and made several voyages in East India and China trade. Came to the United States, 1846, and joined brother at storekeeping in Jefferson Company, O.

Returned to Ireland, 1858, to settle an estate, and was engaged as land agent by several proprietors. Returned to the United States, 1872, and was secretary Eagle Manufacturing Company of Davenport, Iowa, for 12 years American consul at Cork since October 1, 1897.

Membership

Member Royal Cork Yacht.

Connections

Married in Stark Company, O., March 17, 1848, Mary E. Cock.

father:
Daniel Swiney

spouse:
in Stark Company