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LtCol Archie Dean Swift, Jr.

Birthplace: Ridgway, Elk, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: September 02, 1998 (83)
Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Archie Swift and Bernice Swift
Husband of Rose Baldi Swift
Ex-husband of Barbara Irene Newton Keirsted {Swift}
Father of Private; Private; Private; Private; Private and 2 others
Brother of Shirley Bernice Skillman; Virginia Conover; Lyle Jackett Swift; Eugene Clinton Swift; Martin Reno Swift and 1 other
Half brother of Private and Natalie Patterson Swift

Occupation: United States Marine Corps
Managed by: Private User
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About Archie Swift, Jr.

Archie Dean Swift Jr. was born on December 21, 1914 at Elk County General Hospital, Ridgway, Elk County, Pennsylvania Archie Dean Swift Sr. and Bernice Maude Thompson.

Archie attended Haverford School where he played for the institution's baseball and basketball team. After graduating, he attended Princeton University where he was a member of the Glee Club, Key Club, and Seal Club; assistant manager of the gym team; varsity member of the lacrosse team; and a member of the class basketball and hockey team. It was here that he earned the nicknames: Swifty, Reds, and Whity. He left Princeton in his junior year to pursue a career in banking at the Central Pennsylvania National Bank in Philadelphia.

On May 3, 1938, Archie enlisted as a Private in the United States Marine Corps. By the time he left in 1953, Archie had attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

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Archie Swift, Jr.'s Timeline

December 20, 1914
Ridgway, Elk, Pennsylvania, United States
September 2, 1998
Age 83
Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States