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Joseph Carter Swaim,

Joseph Carter Swaim,, American lawyer. Bar: United States District Court (western district) Pennsylvania 1960, Pennsylvania 1961, United States Court Appeals (3rd circuit) 1964.


Swaim,, Joseph Carter was born on January 15, 1934 in Staten Island, New York, United States. Son of J. Carter and Charlotte (Klein) Swaim.


Bachelor, Oberlin College, 1955. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1958.


Associate Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, Pittsburgh, 1961-1968, partner, from 1968.


Board directors Davis and Elkins (West Virginia) College, 1976-1982. Board pensions Presbyterian Church United States of America, Philadelphia, 1982-1989. Trustee, board secretary The Alban Institute, Inc., Bethesda, Maryland, 1991-1994.

Trustee, secretary-treasurer Henry C. Frick Education Committee, Pittsburgh, 1978-1994. Board directors, former president Family Resources, Pittsburgh, since 1975. Board directors, Secretary Desert Ministries, Inc., Palm Beach, Florida.

Chairman permanent judicial commission Pittsburgh Presbytery, since 1994. Member advisory committee Henry L. Frick Educational Fund Buhl Foundation, Pittsburgh, since 1994. With United States Army, 1959-1961.

Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association Clubs: Duquesne, Allegheny (board directors, secretary since 1976) (Pittsburgh).


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, reading.


Married Elizabeth Lenora Owen, August 2, 1958. Children: Laura, Charles.