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Dwight P. Griswold

AKA Dwight Palmer Griswold

Born: 27-Nov-1893
Birthplace: Harrison, NE
Died: 12-Apr-1954
Location of death: Bethesda, MD [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Fairview Cemetery, Scottsbluff, NE

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Nebraska, 1941-47

Military service: US Army (1916-18, Capt.)

[1] Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, MD.

Father: Dwight H. Griswold
Mother: Clarissa Palmer
Wife: Erma Elliott (m. 25-Sep-1919, two children)

    High School: Kearney Military Academy (1910)
Nebraska Wesleyan University (attended 1910-12)
    University: BA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (1914)
    Administrator: Regent, University of Nebraska (1950-54)

    US Senator, Nebraska (5-Nov-1952 to 12-Apr-1954, his death)
    US State Department Chief, American Mission for Aid to Greece (1947-48)
    US State Department Dir., Internal Affairs, Allied Military Government (1947)
    Governor of Nebraska (1941-47)
    Gordon Journal Editor and Publisher (1922-40)
    Nebraska State Legislature (1925-29)
    Nebraska State Legislature (1921-23)
    Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity
    American Legion

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