Harold Barnett McSWEEN, Congress, LA (1926-2002)


McSWEEN, Harold Barnett, a Representative from Louisiana; born in Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La., July 19, 1926; J.D., Louisiana State University, 1950; United States Merchant Marine, United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946; lawyer, private practice; bank president; member of Rapides Parish, La., school board, 1955-1956; Louisiana state board of education, 1957-1958; delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1960; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth and Eighty-seventh Congresses (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1963); unsuccessful candidate for renomination to the Eighty-eighth Congress in 1962; died on January 12, 2002, in Alexandria, La.; interment in Green Memorial Park, Pineville, La.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present