GRISWOLD, Harry Wilbur, (1886 - 1939)


GRISWOLD, Harry Wilbur, a Representative from Wisconsin; born on a farm near West Salem, La Crosse County, Wis., May 19, 1886; attended the West Salem public and high schools and the college of agriculture of the University of Wisconsin at Madison; engaged in agricultural pursuits, specializing in the breeding of cattle; member of the West Salem School Board 1912-1929 and of the Wisconsin Board of Vocational Education 1930-1936; served in the State senate 1932-1936; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth Congress and served from January 3, 1939, until his death in Washington, D.C., July 4, 1939; interment in Hamilton Cemetery, West Salem, Wis.