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John Augustus Griswold

congressman

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