Guy J. Swope Edit Profile
Student in public schools of Pennsylvania and Keystone State Teachers College, Kutztown, Pennsylvania, Columbia University.
Public school teacher, 1909-1913. United States internal revenue agent, 1913-1918. Private accountant, 1918-1919.
Public accountant, banker, department store comptroller, 1919-1935. Member Swope and Nichols, public accountants, 1936-1954. Budget secretary State of Pennsylvania, 1935-1937.
Member 75th Congress (1937-1939), 19th Pennsylvania District. Auditor of Puerto Rico, January 29, 1940-February 2, 1941. Governor of Puerto Rico, 1941.
Resigned to become director Division of Territories, Department of Interior, July 1941. Democratic chairman Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, 1934-1937. Entered on active duty as naval officer July, 1943.
Deputy Military Governor of Saipan, 1944.
Member Swope and Nichols, public accountants, 1936-1954. Member 75th Congress (1937-1939), 19th Pennsylvania District. Member General MacArthur’s staff as Chief, Legislative Division, August, 1945 to August, 1946.
Retired from active service as captain, November, 1946. Returned to Tokyo February, 1947 as Chief, National Govern. Division, General MacArthur’s Headquarters, in civilian status.
Mason (32 degree, Shriner).
Married Mayme Catherine Gerberich, October 23, 1909 (died May 6, 1948).; married Helen Y. Yoshimura, August 13, 1949. Children: Marjorie Evelyn (Mistress Leon Guyer), Harold Wesley, Lee Frederick.