Dr. J.. Sweeney Dies; Doylestown Burgess

Bucks County Physician was Corner, Overseas Surgeon

Dr. John J. Sweeney, prominent Bucks County physician and burgess of Doylestown, died yesterday at his home of a heart attack. He was 57 and had jut returned to his residence from a call when he was sticken.

He had served as coroner of Bucks County 12 years, was a major in the Medical Corps in the first World War and served over seas as a surgeon, starting as a lieutienant in the 320th Infantry, 80th Division,. recenlty he was elected president of the Doylestown World War II Memorial Committee.

Dr. Sweeney was a member of the American Legion, surgeon of Doylestown Post, V.F.W. and president of the Doylestown Board of Health. He is survived by his wife, Alice; two sons, George and John and a daughter, Betty, all of Doylestown; a brother, Michael Sweeney, coach at Atlantic City High School, and a sister, Mrs. lou young, of Philadelphia, wife of the former coach at the University of Pennsylvania.


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