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 Matthew Griswold

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Matthew Griswold

Birth
Old Lyme, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Death 19 May 1919 (aged 85)
Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Sec. 5, Lot 119
Memorial ID 7774798 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He engaged in manufacturing pursuits, was a member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, (1862-65), moved to Erie, Pennsylvania, in 1866, founded the Griswold Iron Works and was a trustee of Erie Academy. In 1891, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-second Congress, serving until 1893 and elected to the Fifty-fourth Congress, serving (1895-97). Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed his manufacturing pursuits until his death at age 85.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 18 Aug 2003
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7774798/matthew-griswold : accessed ), memorial page for Matthew Griswold (6 Jun 1833–19 May 1919), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7774798, citing Erie Cemetery, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .