Wade Hampton Swindler

1866–1934 (Age 67)
Rappahannock, Essex, Virginia, United States

The Life of Wade Hampton

When Wade Hampton Swindler was born on 11 May 1866, in Rappahannock, Essex, Virginia, United States, his father, Albert Clayton Swindler, was 38 and his mother, Margaret Ann Burke, was 34. He married Alberta Katherine Sealock on 27 February 1894, in Rappahannock, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Piedmont Magisterial District, Rappahannock, Virginia, United States in 1880 and Washington, District of Columbia, United States in 1920. He died on 6 January 1934, at the age of 67, and was buried in Sperryville, Rappahannock, Virginia, United States.

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Wade Hampton Swindler
Alberta Katherine Sealock
Marriage: 27 February 1894
Margaret Swindler
Robert Francis Swindler

Spouse & Children

27 February 1894
Rappahannock, Virginia, United States


  • Female1895–1981Female

  • Robert Francis Swindler


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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1874 · Secrete Service Headquarters

Age 8

The Secrete Service Headquarters had been in NYC for four years. Finally in 1874, it returns to Washington D.C.

Age 20

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Translation of South German Schwindler, a nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German swindeln ‘to swindle’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Wade H Swindler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wade Swindler in household of Albert C Swindler, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wade Swindler, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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