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date: 25 February 2020

Griswold, Alfred Whitneylocked

(27 October 1906–19 April 1963)
  • Robert L. Gale

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Griswold, Alfred Whitney (27 October 1906–19 April 1963), scholar, educator, and university president, was born in Morristown, New Jersey, the son of Harold Ely Griswold, an insurance broker, and Elsie Montgomery Whitney. He was a student at Peck School, Morristown, and at Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Connecticut. He attended Yale beginning in 1925 and with the intention of becoming a journalist or a writer. He published columns and light poetry in the ...

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