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Merrill Griswold, American lawyer, investments. Decorated Commander Order of the British Empire. Republican. Served as Lieutenant junior grade United States Naval Reserve Force, World War. Trustee Northeastern U., Loring, Wolcott Office, Inc. Director English Speaking Union of Boston.

Background

Griswold, Merrill was born on July 15, 1886 in Washington, District of Columbia. Son of William McCrillis and Anne D. (Merrill) Griswold.

Education

Graduate Browne and Nichols School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1903. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1907, Bachelor of Laws (cum laude), 1911.

Career

; 1 daughter, Angelica (Mistress Angelica Griswold Leonard). Married second, Evelyn Smyth Fuller, December 16, 1939. Admitted to Massachusetts bar, 1911, and since practiced in Boston.

President Caribbean Sugar Company, 1923-1927. Chairman Massachusetts Investors Trust. 1932-1953, chairman advisory board, 1954-1956, honorary chairman since 1957.

Chairman Massachusetts Investors Growth Stock Fund, Inc., 1934-1953, chairman advisory board, 1954-1956, honorary chairman, since 1957. Director American Research & Development Company, Tracerlab, Inc., Ionics, Inc., John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company, Pan-American World Airways, General Public Utilities Corporation Sheraton Corporation America. Trustee Consolidated Investment Trust.

Membership

Served as Lieutenant junior grade United States Naval Reserve Force, World War. Trustee Northeastern U., Loring, Wolcott Office, Inc. Director English Speaking Union of Boston.

Clubs: Somrset, Essex Country.

Connections

Married Lillian Lowell, October 5, 1928 (divorced 1937).; married second, Evelyn Smyth Fuller, December 16, 1939.

father:
William McCrillis Griswold

mother:
Anne D. (Merrill) Griswold

spouse:
Lillian Lowell

spouse:
Evelyn Smyth Fuller