Harold Higgins Swift
A. N. Marquis Co.
Swift, Harold Higgins, packer; b. Chicago, Ill., Jan. 24, 1885; s. Gustavus Franklin and Ann Maria (Higgins) S.; Ph. B. U of Chicago, 1907; LL.D., Brown, 1933, U. of Chicago, 1949; unmarried. Chmn. bd. and dir. Swift & Co., to 1955 —, hon. chmn. bd., dir., and con., 1955 —; dir. Harris Trust & Savs. Bank, 1919-55; Trustee U. Chgo., chmn. 1922-1949; Art Inst. Chgo; mem. Gen Edn.Bd., 1931-50; Rockefeller Found., 1930-50; mem. exec com., vice chmn. Chgo. Community Trust, 1936-55. Chmn., U. S. Treasury War Finance Com. of Illinois, Dec. 1941 to April 1944. Member of President's commission on higher edn., 1946-48. Mem. Delta Kappa Epsilon. Clubs: University, Century (NYC); University, Chicago, Commercial, Union League, Chicago Literary, Quadrangle, City. Home: Pearson Hotel. Office La Salle Jackson Building, Chgo. Died June 8, 1962.