George Grennell Jr.[a] (December 25, 1786 – November 19, 1877) was a U.S. Congressman from Massachusetts. He was born in Greenfield, Massachusetts on December 25, 1786 to parents George and Lydia (Stevens) Grennell. He attended Deerfield Academy and graduated from Dartmouth College in 1808. He was admitted to the bar in 1811 and served as prosecuting attorney for Franklin County 1820–1828.
George Grennell Jr.
|Member of the|
U.S. House of Representatives
March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1839
|Preceded by||Samuel Clesson Allen (7th)|
Joseph G. Kendall (6th)
|Succeeded by||George N. Briggs (7th)|
James C. Alvord (6th)
|Constituency||7th district (1829–33)|
6th district (1833–39)
|Member of the|
Massachusetts State Senate
|Born||December 25, 1786|
|Died||November 19, 1877 (aged 90)|
|Resting place||Green River Cemetery|
|Political party||Anti-Jacksonian, Whig|
|Alma mater||Dartmouth College, 1808|
Grennell was a member of the Massachusetts State Senate 1825–1827. Grennell was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-first through the Twenty-six Congresses and reelected as a Whig to the Twenty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1839). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1838.
Grennell married twice: first to Helen Adelle Blake in 1814 and second to Eliza Seymour Perkins in 1820. His son George Blake Grinnell became a noted businessman. Grennell died in Greenfield, Massachusetts November 19, 1877 and was interred in Greenfield's Green River Cemetery.
- Also known as Grinnell
- Davis, William T. (1895). Bench and Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Vol. II. p. 326.
- United States Congress. "George Grennell Jr. (id: G000451)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.