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Erwin Griswold

AKA Erwin Nathaniel Griswold

Born: 14-Jul-1904
Birthplace: East Cleveland, OH
Died: 19-Nov-1994
Location of death: Boston, MA [1]
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Attorney, Educator
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Solicitor General, 1967-73

[1] Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.

Father: James Harlen Griswold (attorney)
Mother: Hope Erwin
Brother: James
Sister: Hope Curfman
Wife: Harriet Allena Ford (m. 30-Dec-1931, until his death, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Hope Murrow
Son: William

    High School: Shaw Public High School, East Cleveland, OH (1921)
AB, Oberlin College (1925)
    Law School: LLB, Harvard Law School (1928)
    Law School: SJD, Harvard Law School (1929)
    Professor: Law, Harvard Law School (1934-46)
    Administrator: Dean, Harvard Law School (1946-67)
    Administrator: Trustee, Oberlin College

    Jones Day (1973-94)
    US Solicitor General (1967-73)
    US Commission on Civil Rights (1961-67)
    US Justice Department Special Asst. to US Attorney General (1929-34)
    Griswold, Green, Palmer & Hadden Associate (1929)
    American Bar Foundation President (1971-74)
    Association of American Law Schools President (1957-58)
    Ohio State Bar Association 1929
    Supreme Court Historical Society Trustee

Author of books:
Spendthrift Trusts (1936)
Cases on Federal Taxation (1940)
Cases on Conflict Laws (1942)
The Fifth Amendment Today: Three Speeches by Erwin Griswold (1955)
The Fifth Amendment Today: Law and Lawyers in the United States (1992)

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