James Clay Swank

10 December 1909–January 1974 (Age 64)
Lincoln, Kansas, United States

The Life of James Clay

When James Clay Swank was born on 10 December 1909, in Lincoln, Kansas, United States, his father, William Sherman Swank, was 43 and his mother, Grace Vivian Ashmead, was 38. He lived in Salt Creek Township, Lincoln, Kansas, United States for about 10 years and Hill City Township, Graham, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died in January 1974, in Hill City, Graham, Kansas, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Hill City, Graham, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Sherman Swank
1866–1952
Grace Vivian Ashmead
1871–1963
Viola Gertrude Swank
1895–1978
Florence Emmaline Swank
1898–1952
Cora Edith Swank
1901–1993
Mabel Vivian Swank
1903–2000
Earl Thornton Swank
1907–1991
James Clay Swank
1909–1974
Ruth S Swank
1911–1973

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · The Mann Act

Age 1

This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.
1927

Age 18

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schwank or Schwenk .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Clay Swank in household of Brainard L Johnson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James C Swank in household of William S Swank, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James C Swank in household of William S Swank, "United States Census, 1920"

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