Joseph Rhode Grismer Edit Profile
Public school, academy and business college education.
Enlisted in 192d Regiment New York Volumes, December, 1864. Honorary discharge as corporal, September 15, 1865. First appearance on stage in Trimble Opera House, Albany, New York, 1871.
Continued as leading man and later as star until 1898. Began playwriting, 1884, and as manager, 1885. Toured as joint star with wife for many years.
Married Phoebe Davies, June 7, 1882 (died 1912).