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  3. John Charles Swan: Birth: SEP 1942 OR OCT 1942. Death: BEF 2016


Sources
1. Title:   Wellsboro Gazette Wellsboro, Tioga Co., PA
Page:   May 12, 1993, p12
2. Title:   Wellsboro Gazette Wellsboro, Tioga Co., PA
Page:   Jan 20, 1944, p6
3. Title:   Wellsboro Gazette Wellsboro, Tioga Co., PA
Page:   Dec 16, 1943. p11
4. Title:   Wellsboro Gazette Wellsboro, Tioga Co., PA
Page:   Thu, Dec 16, 1943. p11

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a. Note:   Wellsboro Gazette, Dec 16, 1943. p11 has: Lawrence W. Swan Nelson---The funeral of Lawrence W. Swan, 30, principal of Ulster School, who was fatally shot Saturday while hunting deer was held at the home of his parents here Tuesday with internment in the Nelson Cemetery. The accident occurred on the Blossburg road, Mr. Swan being a member of a party of fifteen men hunting deer. Mr. Swan was born in Nelson, April 11, 1913, the son of Erman J. and May Phillips Swan. He was a graduate of Westfield High School, Class of 1931, and Mansfield State Teachers College, Class of 1935. He later attended Bucknell for one year. He was principal of the Nelson High School for one year. In 1936 he went to Ulster, Pa. as assistant principal, and the following year was appointed principal in which capacity he was serving. He was a member of the Methodist Church of Ulster, I. O. O. F. lodge, Ulster, Osceola Lodge F. & A. M., and president of the Bradford County Teachers Association. In August, 1936, he was married to Miss Leone Beiver, who with the following three children, survives: Carolyn Anne, 5; Lawrence, 3; and John Charles, 14 months. He also leaves his father, mother, and brothers, Waldo of Nelson; Phillips, of Buffalo; and a sister, Mrs. Jim Croft, of Waverly, N. Y. * * * Wellsboro Agitator, Dec. 15, 1943, p1 has: ULSTER HUNTER FATALLY HURT L. W. Swan, School Principal Was Former Resident Of Nelson. L. W. Swan, 30, principal of the Ulster High School, Bradford county was fatally wounded while hunting Saturday near Covington. Justice of the Peace Andrew M. Yoggy, of Wellsboro, acting coroner said Swan was hit by a stray shot from a high-powered rifle fired from a ridge about a mile across a valley. He termed the shooting "purely accidental", and said that it was probably impossible to find the man who fired the shot. Seeing Mr. Swan fall, one of his hunting companions rounded up the rest of the group, and they took the wounded man to the Blossburg hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Mr. Swan was a native of Nelson, Tioga county, and a graduate of Mansfield State Teachers College. He was the coach of the Ulster High School basketball team and was formerly president of the Bradford County Athletic Association. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Leone Beiver Swan, daughter, Carolyn Ann; sons, Lawrence, Jr. and John Charles, parents, Mr. and Mrs. Erman J. Swan, of Nelson; brothers, Waldo of Nelson and Phillip, of Buffalo; sister, Mrs. James Croft, of Waverly. Mr. Swan was born at Nelson, April 11, 1913. He was a graduate of Westfield High School, class of 1931, and Mansfield State Teachers College, class of 1935. He attended Bucknell University and was principal of Nelson High School for one year. In 1936 he went to Ulster as assistant principal and the following year was appointed principal. He was a member of the Methodist church of Ulster, IOOF, Ulster, Osceola Lodge F.& A. M., and president of the Bradford County Teachers Avocation. In August 1936 he married Miss Leone Beiver, of Lawrenceville. The funeral was held yesterday; burial in the Nelson cemetery.


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