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Herman Leo Swanson

Herman Leo Swanson

Male 1900 - 1971  (71 years)

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  • Name Herman Leo Swanson  [1, 2
    Born 15 Apr 1900  Hammond, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Apr 1971  Brewster, Okanogan County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Chelan, Chelan County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I70183  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father Paul Swanson,   b. 2 Aug 1867, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1945, Chelan, Chelan County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Isabel "Etta" Yerdon,   b. 13 Feb 1880, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1945, Chelan County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F30695  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Herman L. Swanson, 71, Chelan, died Saturday evening in Brewster hospital.

      Mr. Swanson was born at Hammond, N.Y., on April 15, 1900, and came west to Chelan in 1901. He attended school in the Boyd district. In 1923 he moved to Canada where he made his home until the early 1950s, except for a short time when he returned to Chelan in 1942.

      In the early 1950s he moved to Alaska and was employed in construction with the Morrison-Knudsen Co. in the Yukon Territory. From 1955 until his retirement in 1963 he was employed as a boiler operator at Point Barrow, Alaska, following his retirement he returned to Chelan, where he has lived since.

      Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Elsie St. Luise, and a brother, Glenn, both of Chelan; a brother Elmer, of Enumclaw; an uncle, Frank B. Yerdon, of Chelan, and many nieces and nephews. His parents and two sisters died previously.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1241] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;;;).
      Record for Herman Leo Swanson

    2. [S1761] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;;;), Year: 1920; Census Place: Boyd, Chelan, Washington; Roll: T625_1921; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 2; Image: 15.
      Record for Loretta Swanson