Thomas Van Swearingen
|Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives
from Virginia's 2nd district
March 4, 1819 –August 19, 1822
|Member of the Virginia House of Delegates from Jefferson County
Alongside George Humphreys
|August 19,1822 38) (aged
Thomas Van Swearingen (May 5,1784 – August 19,1822) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia.
Born near Shepherdstown,Virginia (now West Virginia),Van Swearingen attended the common schools. He served as member of the State House of Delegates 1814–1816.
Van Swearingen was elected to the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Congresses and served from March 4,1819,until his death in Shepherdstown,Virginia,August 19,1822. He was interred in Elmwood Cemetery.
He was the third cousin of U.S Representative Henry D. Swearingen of Ohio.
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