Rawson, Grindal an early American preacher, was born in 1658, and was educated at H- arvard College, where he graduated in 1678. He entered the ministry, and was pastor of a Presbyterian congregation at Mendonm, Mass., from 1680 until his death, in 1715. He published Election Sermons (Bost. 1709, 16mo). See Mather, Deaths of Good Men.