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Joseph Arthur Swalwell

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Joseph Arthur Swalwell, Canadian banker. Member American Bankers Association (executive board), Washington Bankers Association (president).; Member board directors Seattle Chamber Commerce.; Mason.

Background

Swalwell, Joseph Arthur was born on October 5, 1873 in Ottawa, Canada. Son of George William and Elizabeth (Duff) Swalwell.

Education

Edward high school.

Career

Came to the United States, 1888. Messenger First National Bank, Everett, Washington, 1891. Elected cashier, 1900.

Cashier National Bank of Commerce, Seattle, 1908-1912, vice president, 1912-1917. Elected president Union National Bank. Seattle. 1917; consolidated Union National Bank with Dexter-Horton National Bank, 1924.

Chairman of the Board Dexter-Horton National Bank, 1924. President Seattle-First National Bank, now retired. President Farwest Timber Company.

Director Superior Portland Cement Company, Seattle Brewing & Malting Company, Associate Breweries of Canada, Ltd. State chairman Liberty Loans. World War I; member State advising committee for Washington War Finance Committee.

Membership

Member American Bankers Association (executive board), Washington Bankers Association (president). Member board directors Seattle Chamber Commerce. Mason.; Clubs: Seattle Golf and Country.

Woodinville Western Australia‡.

Connections

Married Mae Swartout, April.; married second, Josephine Enright, May 17, 1940. Children: William Howard, Gladys Maud, Joseph Frederick.

father:
George William Swalwell

mother:
Elizabeth (Duff) Swalwell

spouses:
Mae Swartout

Josephine Enright

children:
William Howard Swalwell

Gladys Maud Swalwell

Joseph Frederick Swalwell