Hryshko, Vasyl T.
Hryshko, Vasyl T. [Гришко, Василь; Hryško, Vasyl'], b 1897, d ? in Montreal, Quebec. Specialist in the history of law in the Hetman state. From 1930 to 1933 Hryshko was an associate of the Commission for the Study of the History of Western-Ruthenian and Ukrainian Law at the All-Ukrainian Academy of Sciences in Kyiv. A postwar displaced person in Germany, he taught at the Ukrainian Free University in Munich from 1946 to 1949 and was a member of the Shevchenko Scientific Society from 1947. He is the author of articles on monastic properties in the Hetman state, on the institution of elect Cossacks and Cossack helpers, and on the second Lithuanian Statute. He was active in the Hetmanite movement in Canada and wrote for and edited several of its publications.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 2 (1988).]