George Beaty Sweazey

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Identifier 003334
Source 003334.jpg
Title George Beaty Sweazey
Subject Sweazey, George Beaty (1875-1946); Sheldon Jackson College (Salt Lake City, Utah); Salt Lake Collegiate Institute-Administration; Westminster College (Salt Lake City, Utah : 1902-1983); Westminster College (Utah); Presbyterian Church in Utah; Salt Lake City (Utah); Sugar House (Salt Lake City, Utah); Deans (Education)
People George Beaty Sweazey
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Further Information This photograph is a copy of the original and is in fairly good condition, though is slightly blurry. On the back of the photo, inscribed in pen, is: "George Beaty Sweazey," "George Beaty Sweazey," "1914-1917". There is also yellow adhesive brushed onto the back of the photo. Sweazey served as the Dean of Westminster College from 1914 to 1917. He was born on April 12, 1875 in Switzerland County, Indiana. He received an A.B. and an M.A. from Wabash College, was a graduate student at the University of Utah, University of California, and University of Chicago, and received an L.L.D. from Parsons College. Before serving as the Dean of Westminster College he was an instructor at Sheldon Jackson College (Westminster College) for a year and then took a leave of absence to study Chemistry at the University of Bonn in Germany. Upon returning, he became the Principal of and a teacher at the Salt Lake Collegiate Institute-a Westminster affiliate-and continued his career as an instructor at Westminster College. In 1917, Sweazey resigned as Dean to the great regret of the entire Westminster community. He went on to serve as a Professor and the Dean at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. Sweazey, who was an Elder in the Presbyterian Church, died on August 10, 1946 due to complications during surgery.
Publisher Westminster College
Type Image
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2011, Westminster College. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution Westminster College, 1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Metadata Cataloger Tera Mayo
ARK ark:/87278/s61z79cs
Setname wc_pc
Date Created 2011-11-10
Date Modified 2011-11-10
ID 1094583
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s61z79cs