Griswold, Rufus Wilmot, Dd
Griswold, Rufus Wilmot, D.D.
a Baptist minister and writer, who was born February 15,1815, at Benson, Rutland County, Vermont, and died in New York, August 27, 1857, was literary manager of a number of journals in several of the principal cities of the Union, such as, The New-Yorker, The Brother Jonathan, and The New World; in 1842 and 1843 editor of Graham's Magazine; and from August 1850, to April 1852, conducted the International Magazine. Besides these, he prepared numerous works, especially The Poets of America (1842), etc. See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.; Duyckinck, Cyclop. of Amer. Lit. 2:532.