George R. Swift

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George R. Swift
George Robinson Swift.jpg
United States Senator
from Alabama
In office
June 15, 1946 – November 5, 1946
Preceded by John H. Bankhead, II
Succeeded by John J. Sparkman
Member of the Alabama Senate
In office
1935–1939
1947–1951
Member of the Alabama House of Representatives
In office
1931–1935
Personal details
Born December 19, 1887
Baldwin County, Alabama
Died September 10, 1972(1972-09-10) (aged 84)
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Alabama

George Robinson Swift (December 19, 1887 – September 10, 1972) was a U.S. senator from the state of Alabama. He was appointed to fill the term left by the death of John H. Bankhead, II and served in the Senate from June 15 to November 5, 1946, when a successor, John J. Sparkman, was elected. Swift was in the lumber business. He served in the Alabama House of Representatives 1931-1935 and the Alabama State Senate 1935-1939 and 1947-1951.

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United States Senate
Preceded by
John H. Bankhead II
U.S. Senator (Class 2) from Alabama
1946
Served alongside: J. Lister Hill
Succeeded by
John J. Sparkman