History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Swing, Philip Bergen
Born October 23, 1820, in Miami Township, OH
Died October 31, 1882, in Batavia, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
Nominated by Ulysses Grant on March 29, 1871, to a seat vacated by Humphrey Howe Leavitt. Confirmed by the Senate on March 30, 1871, and received commission on March 30, 1871. Service terminated on October 31, 1882, due to death.

Education:
Read law, 1842

Professional Career:
Private practice, Batavia, Ohio, 1842-
County prosecutor, Clermont County, Ohio, 1847

 

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