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Harry Wilbur GRISWOLD

(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.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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