Log In

David Wightman Swetland Edit Profile

Real estate and investment company executive

David Wightman Swetland, American real estate and investment company executive.

Background

Swetland, David Wightman was born on April 13, 1916 in Cleveland. Son of Fredrick L. and Pauline (Wightman) Swetland.

Education

AB, Williams College, 1938.

Career

Manager Swetland Company/Park Investment Company, Cleveland, 1939-1960. Owner Park Investment Company, 1960—2002, David W. Swetland Building Company Ltd., Cleveland, since 2002.

Membership

Life trustee Cleveland Museum Natural History, Holden Arboretum, Vocational Guidance Superior vena cava syndrome, Cleveland Society for the Blind, Emeritus Western Reserve Academy, Shaker Lakes Nature Center, University Circle, Inc. Honorary turstee Cleveland Garden Center, Ohio chapter Nature Conservancy. Captain United States Air Force, 1942-1946.

Member Cleveland Association Building Owners and Mgrs. (trustee), The Pepper Pike Club, Rowfant Club (Cleveland), Biscayne Bay Yacht Club, Wiscasset Yacht Club, Union Club.

Connections

Married Mary Ann Sears, May 15, 1943 (deceased August 1969). Children: David S., Ruth Swetland Eppig, Polly Swetland Jones. Married Jean Thomas, September 23, 1971 (deceased January 2005).

Stepchildren: Christine Anderson, Dane Anderson, Carol Juliano, Chace Anderson.

father:
Fredrick L. Swetland

mother:
Pauline (Wightman) Swetland

spouse:
Jean Thomas

spouse:
Mary Ann Sears

child:
David S. Swetland

child:
Polly Swetland Jones Swetland

child:
Dane Anderson Swetland

child:
Ruth Swetland Eppig Swetland

child:
Carol Juliano Swetland

child:
Christine Anderson Swetland

child:
Chace Anderson Swetland