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Henry Chapman Swearingen

Clergyman

Henry Chapman Swearingen, American clergyman. member Minnesota State Board of Parole, since 1915.

Background

Swearingen, Henry Chapman was born on April 28, 1869 in Hookstown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William and Nancy Isabelle (Shannon) VanSwearingen.

Education

Westminster College, 1891. Graduate Allegheny Theological Seminary, 1894. Doctor of Divinity, Westminster College, 1902.

Doctor of Laws, Jamestown College, 1918, James Millikin, and Dubuque, 1922, Carroll College, 1927.

Career

Ordained U.P. ministry, 1894. Pastor Espyville, Pennsylvania, 1894-1895, 3d Church, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, 1895-1902, 1st Presbyterian Church, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1902-1907, House of Hope Presbyterian Church, St. Paul, since 1907. Fraternal delegate to General Synod Reformed Church of the United States, 1899, to Mechanical Engineering General Conference, 1912.

Moderator Synod of Minnesota, 1912-1913. Member executive commission, 1918-1923, general council, since 1923, member department church coöperation and union, since 1922, Presbyterian Church in United States of America. Moderator General Assembly Presbyterian Church in United States of America, 1921.

Executive Committee.

Membership

Member Minnesota State Board of Parole, since 1915.

Connections

Married Belle Haney Comin, August 8, 1894. Children: Isabelle Comin, Henry Chapman (deceased).

father:
William VanSwearingen

mother:
Nancy Isabelle (Shannon) VanSwearingen

spouse:
Belle Haney Comin

child:
Isabelle Comin Swearingen

child:
Henry Chapman Swearingen (deceased)