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John Augustus Griswold

John Augustus Griswold, American congressman. member United States House of Representatives from New York, 38th-40th congresses, 1863-1869.

Background

  • Griswold, John Augustus was born on November 11, 1822 in Nassau, New York, United States. Son of Chester and Abbey (Moulton) Griswold.

  • Career

    • Head Bessemer Steel Works and Rensselaer Iron Works. President Troy & Lansingbargh Railroad Company, Troy & Cohoes Railroad Company, New Orleans, Mobile & Tex. Director, stockholder Port Henry Iron Ore Company, Fall Creek Bituminous Coal Company.

    Membership

    Member United States House of Representatives from New York, 38th-40th congresses, 1863-1869.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Hart, September 14, 1843.
    • father: Chester Griswold
    • mother: Abbey (Moulton) Griswold
    • spouse: Elizabeth Hart
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    Born November 11, 1822
    Died October 31, 1872
    (aged 49)
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