Corbett Bland Swinney

9 May 1894–26 August 1969 (Age 75)
Lupus, Moniteau, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Corbett Bland

When Corbett Bland Swinney was born on 9 May 1894, in Lupus, Moniteau, Missouri, United States, his father, William Henry Swinney, was 51 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Bilyeu, was 28. He married Ruth Robinson on 24 December 1919, in Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 26 August 1969, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Corbett Bland Swinney
Ruth Robinson
Marriage: 24 December 1919
Emma Elizabeth Swinney

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1919Jefferson City, Cole, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 10
    St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 22
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English (Northumberland and Durham):1. possibly a habitational name from Swinnie in Borders region, Swinney Beck in North Yorkshire, or Swinny Knoll in West Yorkshire, or some other similarly named place. 2. alternatively, perhaps an Americanized form of Irish Sweeney .

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Corbet B ?Winney in household of William ?Winney, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Corbett B Swinney in household of William Swinney, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Corbet B Swinney in household of William H Swinney, "United States Census, 1910"

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