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Harry Wilbur Griswold (May 19, 1886 – July 4, 1939) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Wisconsin.

Harry W. Griswold
Harry W. Griswold (Wisconsin Congressman).jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1939 – July 4, 1939
Preceded byGardner R. Withrow
Succeeded byWilliam H. Stevenson
Member of the Wisconsin Senate
In office
Personal details
BornMay 19, 1886
West Salem, Wisconsin
DiedJuly 4, 1939(1939-07-04) (aged 53)
Washington, D.C.
Political partyRepublican

Born in West Salem, Wisconsin, he was educated in the public schools and took courses in the agricultural college at University of Wisconsin–Madison. Griswold was in the agriculture profession specializing in cattle breeding. He served on the West Salem Board of Education and was in the Wisconsin State Senate 1933-1937. In 1938, Griswold was elected as a Republican to serve in the 76th United States Congress as the representative of Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district and served until he died in office in Washington, D.C. a few months later.[1][2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ 'Wisconsin Blue Book 1940,' Biographical Sketch of Harry Griswold, pg 20
  2. ^ Bio data

External linksEdit

  • United States Congress. "Harry W. Griswold (id: G000484)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Gardner R. Withrow
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district

January 3, 1939 - July 4, 1939
Succeeded by
William H. Stevenson