Viola Swank

1929–1975 (Age 46)
Colorado, United States

The Life of Viola

When Viola Swank was born on 5 May 1929, in Colorado, United States, her father, Cecil Allen Swank, was 33 and her mother, Ethel Grace Powell, was 23. She lived in Montebello, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and San Gabriel Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. She died in July 1975, at the age of 46.

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Cecil Allen Swank
Ethel Grace Powell
Cecil Swank
Violet Swank
Virgil Swank
Elizabeth Dorothy Swank
Viola Swank
Ronald Swank

Parents & Siblings



  • Cecil Swank


  • Violet Swank


  • Virgil Swank


  • Elizabeth Dorothy Swank


  • Female1929–1975Female

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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1936 · Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

Age 7

"Built on property donated by the Broadmoor Art Academy, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center was built in April of 1936. This was in the middle of the """"Gret Deperession"""" and Alice Bemis Tylor funded the project to help employ laborers who were unemployed."
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 13

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schwank or Schwenk .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Viola M Swank in household of Cecil A Swank, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Viola Swank in household of Cecil Swank, "United States Census, 1940"

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