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SWIGGETT, GLEN LEVIN: 1867-1961.

Glen Levin Swiggett was born in Cambridge City, Ind., on Sept. 15, 1867. He was the son of Levin and Hester Owen Swiggett. He received two degrees from Indiana University, an A.B. in 1888 and an A.M. in 1893, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1901. He married Emma Bain on Nov. 22, 1892, and they had one son, Levin Bain.

Swiggett taught at the University of Michigan, 1890-92; Purdue University, 1895-1900; and Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, 1923-30. He was active in organizations concerned with international trade and commerce and was a delegate to international conferences and congresses from 1915 until 1940. He organized the Inter-American Federation of Education and began serving as secretary in 1929. He was an editorial and feature writer and was the author of several government publications on business education. Swiggett died in 1961.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

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