Named for A. R. and Nellie Swan (not for Dr. Swan, who was in charge of a tuberculosis sanitarium in Tucson).
A. R. Swan lived in Old Fort Lowell, just east of Swan Road. By 1931 the Swans had three children: Lindsay, Alberta, and Alma-Mae. They tried farming north of Fort Lowell, but not enough water was available because Mormon families had taken water rights.
Information from a telephone call made by library staff in May, 2001 to E. C. Smith, Pima County street name expert.
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