1857–1936

Introduction

Died: May 16, 1936.

Buried: Con­gress­ion­al Ce­me­te­ry, Wash­ing­ton, DC.

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Biography

Hez was the on­ly son of Ed­mund Bow­ers Swem.

He was or­dained in March 1881 in Law­rence­burg, In­di­a­na, and had his first pas­tor­ate there.

He moved to Greens­burg, In­di­a­na, around 1884 to be­come pas­tor of the Se­cond Bap­tist Church, a post he held ov­er 25 years.

He lat­er served as pas­tor in Wash­ing­ton, DC, at the Cen­ten­ni­al Bap­tist Church and the Se­cond Bap­tist Church, leav­ing in 1910 for a pas­tor­ate in Do­tham, Al­a­ba­ma.

Swem was a well known lec­tur­er on the Chau­tau­qua cir­cuit.

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