Al Swift

American politician

Allan Byron Swift (September 12, 1935 – April 20, 2018), an American Emmy award–winning broadcaster and politician. He served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1979 to 1995. He represented the Second Congressional District of Washington as a Democrat.

Al Swift
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Washington's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1995
Preceded byLloyd Meeds
Succeeded byJack Metcalf
Personal details
Allan Byron Swift

(1935-09-12)September 12, 1935
Tacoma, Washington
DiedApril 20, 2018(2018-04-20) (aged 82)
Alexandria, Virginia
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materCentral Washington University

Swift died on April 20, 2018 in Alexandria, Virginia of pulmonary fibrosis at the age of 82.[1]


  1. Kamb, Lewis (April 21, 2018), "8-term Washington congressman Al Swift dies at 82", The Seattle Times

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