VAN SWEARINGEN, Thomas, (1784 - 1822)

VAN SWEARINGEN, Thomas, a Representative from Virginia; born near Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, Va. (now West Virginia), May 5, 1784; attended the common schools; member of the State house of delegates 1814-1816; elected to the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Congresses and served from March 4, 1819, until his death in Shepherdstown, Va., August 19, 1822; interment in Elmwood Cemetery.