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John Franklin Swift

lawyer , diplomat

John Franklin Swift, American lawyer, diplomat. member commn.

Background

Swift, John Franklin was born on February 28, 1829 in Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States.

Career

General in obtaining decision before Supreme Court of the United States Court sustaining constitutionality of Chinese Exclusion Act, 1888. Minister to Japan, 1889.

Works

  • Author: Going to Jericho, 1868. Robert Greathouse, 1870.

Membership

Member commn.