Glenn Eugene Swigart (1894 - 1976)

Glenn Eugene Swigart
1894 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Glenn Eugene Swigart was born on November 15, 1894 in Albion, Indiana. He died in April 1976 at age 81. We know that Glenn Eugene Swigart had been residing in Berkley, Oakland County, Michigan 48072.

Married Margaret Creedon.

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Glenn Swigart was born on in Albion, Noble County, Indiana United States 46701


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Glenn Eugene Swigart passed away in April 1976 at age 81. He was born on November 15, 1894 in Albion, Indiana. We are unaware of information about Glenn's family or relationships. We know that Glenn Eugene Swigart had been residing in Berkley, Oakland County, Michigan 48072.
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In 1894, in the year that Glenn Eugene Swigart was born, large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

In 1916, Glenn was 22 years old when suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1924, by the time he was 30 years old, on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

In 1941, he was 47 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1976, in the year of Glenn Eugene Swigart's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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