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Thaxter Swan

Male 1922 - 2009  (86 years)


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  • Name Thaxter Swan 
    Born 22 December 1922  Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 October 2009  Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1930 Federal Census. Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
      Roll 940, page 5B
      110 Central Street
      Mary W. Swan, head, 38, widowed, b. MA, father b. NH, mother b. District of Columbia
      Mary W. Swan, daughter, 13, b. MA, parents b. MA
      Robert Swan, son, 11, b. ditto
      Thaxter Swan, son, 7, b. ditto
      Catherine McPhee, servant, 22, single, b. MA, parents b. MA, servant, private family

      Social Security Death Index
      Thaxter Swan, b. 22 Dec 1922, d. 22 Oct 2009. Last residence 20906 Silver Spring, MD. Issued NY 1962.

      The Washington Post. 25 Oct 2009
      http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/washingtonpost/obituary.aspx?n=thaxter-swan&pid=134919030
      Obituary. THAXTER SWAN.
      Thaxter (Tack) Swan of Silver Spring, MD died October 22, 2009. He is survived by his children Lucy Swan of Olney, MD, David Swan of Purcellville, VA, Thomas Swan of Pittsburgh, PA, and Robert Swan of Portsmouth, NH. His wife of 58 years, Ruth, died in 2006. Born in Boston in 1922, he was raised in Hingham, MA. He served in the US Army, 1262nd Combat Engineers in Europe during World War II, before graduating from Harvard University in 1947. He married Ruth Baldwin Snyder in 1948 and they moved to the Washington area, where he began a career as an intelligence officer with the CIA. He and his family spent six years in Germany on two separate tours of duty; he retired in 1979. The family lived in Bethesda from 1957 until 1994 when he and Ruth moved to the Leisure World retirement community in Silver Spring. A memorial service will be held at Leisure World on November 14, 2009 at 2 p.m.; Clubhouse I, 3700 Rossmoor Blvd. Silver Spring, MD 20896. He will be buried next to his wife in Hingham, Massachusetts at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Autism Center of Pittsburgh; 135 Cumberland Road, STE 105, Pittsburgh, PA 15237; (www.autismcenterofpittsburgh) or the JSSA Hospice Program (Jewish Social Service Agency) 200 Wood Hill Road. Rockville, MD 20850; ( www.jssa.org ;).
    Person ID I113138  Schirado
    Last Modified 21 April 2012 

    Father Gardner Swan,   b. 29 November 1887, Dorchester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1929, Hingham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Mary Warner Penhallow,   b. 12 August 1891, Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 June 1942, Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 6 November 1915  Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F74379  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Ruth Baldwin Snyder,   b. 21 December 1922, Cambridge, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 June 2006, Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 1948 
    Family ID F10648  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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