Glenn Griswold Edit Profile
Born in New Haven, Missouri, Griswold attended the public schools. He attended Valparaiso (Indiana) Law School.
He moved to Peru, Indiana, in 1911. He was admitted to the bar in 1917 and commenced practice in Peru, Indiana. During the First World War served in the United States Army as a private in Company B, Fourth Regiment Casual Detachment.
City attorney of Peru, Indiana from 1921 to 1925. He served as prosecuting attorney of Miami County, Indiana, in 1925 and 1926. Griswold was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-second and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1931 – January 3, 1939).
He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress. Reengaged in the practice of law in Peru, Indiana, until his death there on December 5, 1940. He was interred in Mount Hope Cemetery.
He served as member of the Indiana Railroad Commission in 1930.
Married Edith Connally, November 27, 1913.