Mrs. Florence Terry

  • July 9, 1941
  • Mrs. Griswold Funeral Set, Round Table Founder Dies in Hospital Following Illness

Funeral serves for Mrs. Florence Terry, 66, director and founder of the Pan American Round Table of San Antonio, will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Mark's Episcopal Church. The Rt. Rev. W.T. Capers and Rev. Everett Jones will officiate.

Mrs. Griswold , who served as Republican National Committee-woman during the administrations of Presidents Coolidge and Hoover, died Monday after several weeks illness in the Nix Hospital.

Although born in Eagle Pass, she had lived in San Antonio since 1904. She resided at 209 Harrison Street.

In 1916 she organized the first Pan-American Round Table which was designed to promote better relations between the United States and the Latin-American countries. She continued her work with the Round Table until her death.

She is survived by her widower, John C. Griswold, three daughters, Mrs. Ruth Fraser, San Antonio; Adele Terry Skinner, Pike Creek; and Mrs. Hazel Shaw Mangham, Seguin and 12 grandchildren. Burial will be in Mission Burial Park.

Pallbearers will be Frank M. Coleman, William F. Koch, E.C. Rach, William Blocker, Brig. Gen. C.F. Humphrey Jr., and Col. H.A. White.

Florence Terry was the wife of Felix Motlow Shaw. John C. Griswold was her last husband.

Contributed by Dorothy Phillips.