Marvin Elihu Griswold
Senator Marvin E. Griswold was born on November 18, 1868 in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, the son of wealthy Erie businessman Matthew Griswold and his first wife, the former Sarah Olmstead. Marvin attended public and private schools and graduated from Yale University class of 1890. He married Leila Lee of Lawrence County in 1895, Erie. Marvin inherited a portion of his father’s family business, the Griswold Manufacturing Company. The Hon. Marvin Griswold died in office on January 3, 1927; interred at Griswold Cemetery, Old Lyme Connecticut.