Philip Bergen Swing
|Philip Bergen Swing|
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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio|
|Appointed by:||Ulysses Grant|
|Active:||3/30/1871 - 10/31/1882|
|Preceded by:||Humphrey Howe Leavitt|
|Succeeded by:||George Read Sage|
|Law School:||Read Law (1842)|
Philip Bergen Swing (1820-1882) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.
He was nominated by President Ulysses Grant on March 29, 1871. He was confirmed by the Senate on March 30, 1871, and received commission that same day. He served until his death on October 31, 1882. Swing was succeeded in this position by George Read Sage.
Early life and education
- Private practice, Batavia, Ohio, 1842-
- County prosecutor, Clermont County, Ohio, 1847
- Judge, Supreme Court of Ohio, 1865- 
Southern District of Ohio
Swing was nominated by President Ulysses Grant on March 29, 1871. He was confirmed by the Senate on March 30, 1871, and received commission that same day. He served until his death on October 31, 1882. Swing was succeeded in this position by George Read Sage.
- Biography from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
- Philip Bergen Swing's Biography from the Federal Judicial Center
|Federal judicial offices|
Humphrey Howe Leavitt
|Southern District of Ohio
George Read Sage
|1871||Bradford • McKinney • Rives • Story • Swing|
|Magistrate judges||Michael Merz • Mark Abel • Norah King • Terence Kemp • Sharon Ovington • Karen L. Litkovitz • Elizabeth Preston Deavers • Stephanie Bowman • Michael J. Newman •|
|Former Article III judges||
John Holschuh • Humphrey Howe Leavitt • Philip Bergen Swing • George Read Sage • Albert Clifton Thompson • John Elbert Sater • Howard Clark Hollister • John Weld Peck • Smith Hickenlooper • Benson Hough • Robert Reasoner Nevin • Mell Underwood • John Druffel • Lester Cecil • Robert Duncan • Timothy Hogan • Joseph Kinneary • John Peck II • David Porter • Carl Rubin • Carl Weinman •
|Former Chief judges|