Biography of George Grime
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Grime, George, attorney at law, was born in Manchester, England, September 7, 1859, and came to Fall River with his parents, William E. and Ruth (Mellors) Grime, when he was seven years old. He attended the public schools, spent three years in the Fall River High School and then entered Brown University, from which institution he was graduated in 1886. Deciding to take up the study of law he passed one year in the office of Hon. Milton Reed of Fall River and then entered Harvard Law School and after taking a three years' course was graduated LL. B. in 1890. He practiced his profession alone in Fall River for a short time, and upon the accession of Hon. Henry K. Braley to the Superior Court bench of Massachusetts, he formed a copartnership with Marcus G. B. Swift and they have since conducted a large and lucrative practice under the firm name of Swift & Grime. Mr. Grime was city solicitor during the the years 1893 to 1896 and performed the duties of the office with exceptional abiltity. He is one of the two special justices of the Second District Court of Bristol county, having been appointed in the spring of 1896. He was counsel for the city of Fall River in 1897 to conduct the public investigation of charges of corruption made against the committee on public instruction in relation to charges of bribery in awarding contracts for the building of school houses. Mr. Grime is a member of Godfrey de Bouillon Commandery, Knights Templar, Mt. Hope Lodge of Masons, Puritan Lodge No. 88, Knights of Pythias, Fall River Lodge of Odd Fellows, Quequechan and Columbian Clubs.

Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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