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Dwight Palmer Griswold
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Birth Date:November 27, 1893
Astrology Sign:Sagittarius
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Died Date:April 12, 1954

Occupation:US Politician

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Dwight Palmer Griswold

Biography:Dwight Palmer Griswold (November 27, 1893-April 12, 1954) was an American politician who served as the governor of Nebraska from 1940 to 1946 and U.S. Senator from 1952 to 1954. He was a Republican.

Griswold was born in Harrison, Nebraska. He attended public schools in Gordon, Nebraska, Kearney Military Academy, and Nebraska Wesleyan University. He received a B.A. degree from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln in 1914.

Griswold served as an infantry sergeant on the U.S.-Mexico border 1916-1917 and became a captain in field artillery during World War I.

Griswold was the editor and publisher of the Gordon Journal, 1922-1940. He served in the Nebraska House of Representatives in 1920 and in the Nebraska Senate 1925-1929. He was an unsuccessful candidate for governor in 1932, 1934, and 1936. He was elected governor in 1940 and reelected in 1942 and 1944.

Griswold served in the Military Government of Germany in 1947 and was chief of the American mission for aid to Greece 1947-1948.

Griswold was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1952 for a two year term ending on January 3, 1955, but died on April 12, 1954 in the Bethesda Naval Hospital. He was buried at Fairview Cemetery in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.

Griswold is a member of the Nebraska Hall of Fame.

Preceded by: Robert Leroy Cochran Governor of Nebraska 1941 - 1947 Succeeded by: Val Peterson Preceded by: Fred Andrew Seaton Senator from Nebraska 1952 - 1954 Succeeded by: Eva Bowring This biographical sketch is based largely on the entry in the Nebraska Blue Book, 1954.

Personality and Character Cards:
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Dwight Palmer Griswold's Personality Tarot Card Temperance - Personality Card

Birthday: November 27, 1893

Mixing and blending of opposites; compromise and cooperation.

Dwight Palmer Griswold's Character Tarot Card The Hierophant - Character Card

Birthday: November 27, 1893

Guidance on religious matters and the need to find spiritual meaning in life.

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Dwight Palmer Griswold's Growth Tarot Card The Hanged Man

Birthday: November 27, 2017

A sacrifice must be made in order to gain something of great value.




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