The Nation: Swainson Indicted

Michigan's John Swainson has in his 49 years made good over and over again. Captain of the high school football team in Port Huron and an Eagle Scout, Swainson went on to serve with distinction in the 95th Infantry Division during World War II, losing both legs just below the knees in a mine explosion. He won election to the Michigan state senate in 1954 and then served two-year terms in succession as the State's Lieutenant Governor and Governor. After his defeat by George Romney, Swainson served as a circuit court judge before being elevated to an eight-year term on...

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