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Dr. H. Vernon Swick

Male 1913 - 1949  (36 years)


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  • Name H. Vernon Swick  [1
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born 25 Jan 1913  Beaver County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Aug 1949  Erie, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I145999  My Genealogy

    Father George Boots Swick,   b. 5 May 1885, Beaver County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1973, Beaver County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Sadie E. McDanel,   b. 21 Jan 1889, Beaver County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1976  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1907  [1
    Family ID F59998  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ebba Lange,   b. private 
    Married Type: Private 
    Children 
     1. Tyco Swick,   b. private  [private]
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F60134  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The Obituary of Dr. Vernon Swick reads, in part:

      "Dr. H. Vernon Swick, son of Mr. & Mrs. George B. Swick met his untimely and tragic death August 1, 1949 when he slipped from his cabin cruiser into Lake Erie.

      "From birth, January 25, 1913, Concord was his church home with the exception of four years spent in Shippenville. When he graduated from high school he was accorded a unique honor when, at 16, he was appointed to teach his own Sunday School class of teen-age boys. He faithfully fulfilled that duty as well as assuming the presidency of the Epworth League during his four years of pre-medical work at Geneva College. Upon entering Temple University Medical School his active participation ceased but he never lost interest in his church or childhood friends.

      "He with his wife, the former Elba Lang, whom he had married in Concord Church in July 1938 and their son Tyco returned to the community in 1941 to take over the practice of his uncle, the late Dr. J. Howard Swick who had suffered a heart attack.

      "At the time of his death he was a resident urologist at St. Vincent's Hospital where he had served his internship two years before.

      ""It can be truly said of Dr. Swick that he was a cultured, refined gentleman with a high sense of honor, a great charm of manner and showed evidence during his special training of becoming highly skilled and proficient in the specialty which he was near prepared to practice. He was much respected and admired by the professional men with whom he was associated"* and the neighbors and friends with whom he lived.

      "Funeral services were conducted August 18 by Concord's Rev. Dwight Townsend who paid Dr. Swick this tribute in poetry: "He had faith in God, himself and fellow men, perchance he never thought in terms of creed. I only know he lived a life, in deed!"

      "*Quoted from In Memoriam as it appeared in the Pennsylvania Medical Journal and sent in sympathy to his wife and parents."

  • Sources 
    1. [S324] World Family Tree Vol. 175, Ed. 1, MyFamily.com, Inc., (Release date: April-2005 Customer pedigree.).