Glenn Hasenfratz GRISWOLD, Congress, IN (1890-1940)


GRISWOLD, Glenn Hasenfratz, a Representative from Indiana; born in New Haven, Franklin County, Mo., January 20, 1890; attended the public schools; moved to Peru, Miami County, Ind., in 1911; attended Valparaiso (Ind.) Law School; was admitted to the bar in 1917 and commenced practice in Peru, Ind.; 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, Ind., 1921-1925; prosecuting attorney of Miami County, Ind., in 1925 and 1926; member of the Indiana Railroad Commission in 1930; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-second and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1931-January 3, 1939); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress; reengaged in the practice of law in Peru, Ind., until his death there on December 5, 1940; interment in Mount Hope Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present