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Arthur Swift

Full Name: Arthur Swift
Birth date: 1812
Death date: 1855

Terms of Service

  • House, 1st (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    2/16/1846 - 12/13/1847
     
(1) GUADALUPE COUNTY established by the Legislature in March, 1846, from parts of Bexar and Gonzales counties. Handbook of Texas Online .
(2) Democrat. Table of members of the 1st Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 5/20/1846, p. 3, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(3) Early prominent resident of Seguin. "When the County [Guadalupe County] was organized in 1846, Swift used his influence to have the county commissioners move the designated route of the road from Seguin to San Antonio." Sons of Dewitt Colony Texas 1997.

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