Michael Sheldon Swope
1843 - 1929 - Obituary
Father: Michael Swope - Mother: Rhoda Freeland
(Brother: Albert Asbury Swope)
He was a prominent businessman in Terre Haute, Indiana.
He served in the Civil War and helped establish the first library in Terre Haute.
Sheldon Swope died in Florida.
From Swope Art Museum Website
Swope Art Museum has many people to thank for its existence, but none more than Terre Haute jeweler Sheldon Swope. Through a bequest, Swope laid the foundations on which the museum was built. What follows here is a small tribute to his memory.