Anthony John Szwed

Male24 February 1907–29 April 1988

Brief Life History of Anthony John

When Anthony John Szwed was born on 24 February 1907, in Poland, his father, Jan Szwed, was 23 and his mother, Józefina Zając, was 21. He had at least 1 daughter with Agatha Kaszowska. He lived in Detroit Ward 16, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940 and Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1950. He died on 29 April 1988, in Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 81.

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Anthony John Szwed
Agatha Kaszowska
Florence Louise Szwed

Sources (6)

  • Anthony J Szwed, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Anthony J Szwed, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Anton Szwed, "New York, Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924"

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.


Age 11

Poland becomes independent. Poland becomes independent as WWI comes to an end. The country was devastated by the war. Approximately one million Poles died. All Polish institutions had to be rebuilt as the country once again formed a nation. The official boundaries are not set until 1923.


Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Polish Stanislaw, Franciszek, Jozef, Slawomir, Tomasz.

Polish, Rusyn (from Poland), and Jewish (from Poland): ethnic or habitational name for someone from Sweden, from Polish Szwed, Rusyn shved ‘Swede’ (compare Sveda ). As a Jewish name it is in some cases of ornamental origin.

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

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