Swan, Rev. Dr. John N. 1919

REV. DR. JOHN N. SWAN
EAST LIVERPOOL TRIBUNE
NOV. 11, 1919

REV. JOHN SWAN IS AUTO VICTIM
Well Known Missionary Worker Dies Following Accident in Pittsburg

REV. DR. JOHN N. SWAN, aged 54, medical missionary in Canton, China; died last evening in the West Penn hospital, Pittsburg, as a result of injuries sustained when run down by an auto truck in that city several hours previously.
Details of the accident were not ascertained.
Deceased was a son of the late Rev. and Mrs. J. N. swan who resided near Calcutta. He spent his early days in this section and for the past thirty years has been located in Canton, China, where he had charge of a hospital.
He arrived here early in June and had intended returning to his post next January, and was visiting his brother-in-law, Vel Q. Hickman in Pittsburg.
He is survived by his wife, three sons, Arthur C. who is in charge of the hospital during his absence, James H., Chicago, Robert of Ashland, also the following brothers and sisters: Rev. W. L. San, Willoughby; Rev. C. L. Swan, Naokin, O.; Rev. B. M. San, Willard, O.; J. L. Swan, Cleveland, Mrs. J. P. Leyengerger, Wheeling, W. Va.; Mrs. M. “G. Newman and Mrs.Ferrar, both of this city. His wife was formerly Miss Lida Hickman of Calcutta.
Dr. Swan, was well known to many local residents and news of his untimely death came as a shock to his relatives and friends.
The remains will be brought here for interment in Riverview cemetery.