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John vanLewen Swarthout

brokerage house professional

John vanLewen Swarthout, brokerage house professional. Certified finance planner; licensed securities broker, commodities broker. National Defense Foreign Language fellow University Utah, 1965, National Science Foundation fellow Indiana University, 1967-1968.


Swarthout, John vanLewen was born on July 18, 1945 in Tampa, Florida, United States. Son of John Max and Mary A. (Cianfoni) Swarthout.


Student, University Washington, 1965. Student, University Utah, 1965. Bachelor, Portland State University, 1967.

Master of Arts, Indiana University, 1968.


Instructor political science Tacoma Community College, 1968-1973. Management coordinator, personnel director Multnomah County, Portland, Oregon, 1973-1975. Industrial engineering consultant Ritchie & Associate, Los Angeles, 1976-1977.

Personnel manager AAR Western Skyways, Troutdale, Oregon, 1977-1980. Stockbroker Kidder Peabody & Company, Portland, 1980-1985, consultant, 1985-1988. Equity manager ManEquity Inc., 1985-1989.

Owner John Swarthout & Associates, Investment Advisors, from 1989. Instructor, Portland State University, 1973-1975.


  • Certified finance planner. Licensed securities broker, commodities broker.


Board directors American Heritage Association, Lake Oswego Oregon, since 1984. Member Western Political Science Association, Northwest Political Science Association, Theta Delta Phi, Sigma Nu. Clubs: City, Willamette Athletic (Portland), Western Fitness and Racquet.


Married Kathleen A. Deal, August 19, 1984. 1 child; Jaime Michaela.

John Max Swarthout

Mary A. (Cianfoni) Swarthout

Kathleen A. Deal