Biography of Judd Griswold
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Griswold, Judd, of the firm of Griswold, Maloney & Co., was born in Southport, N. Y., December 26, 1842, being one of four sons born to Elijah Griswold, Sr. The father by vocation was a life long farmer and a resident of Southport, where he died in 1867, aged sixty six years. Judd Griswold followed farming until the war broke out, when he enlisted in August, 1862, in Company K, One F~undred and Forty first New York Volunteer Infantry, serving to the close of the war, being mugtered out at Washington. He was promoted from private to first lieutenant, and participated in the battles of Missionary Ridge, Lookout Mountain, and Dallas. Returning to Elinira he began his present business in 1865. He was commander of Baldwin Post, No. 6, G. A. R., in 1889 and 1890. Mr. Griswold married, at Southport in 1868, a daughter of Thomas Hopkins, by whom he has one son.


From:
Our County and its people
A History of the Valley and County of Chemung
BY: Ausburn Towner
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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