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GRIFFING (Soundex G615) — See also DEGRIFFIN, GIFFIN, GRIFF, GRIFFIN, GRIFFIS, GRIFFITH, GRIFFITHS, GRIFFITTS, KNIFFIN, MCGIFFIN, SKIFFINGTON, SNIFFIN, TIFFIN.

  GRIFFING: See also Philip Bancroft — Benjamin Whitfield Griffith — Willis A. Reeve
  Griffing, Edward Stetson (born c.1868) — also known as Edward S. Griffing — of New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y. Born about 1868. Republican. Mayor of New Rochelle, N.Y., 1914-18. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, November 8, 1934, to Rachel Camire.
  Griffing, George H. — of Franklin, New London County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Franklin, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Griffing, George L. — of Pawnee County, Neb. Delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1875. Burial location unknown.
  Griffing, Irving See W. Irving Griffing
  Griffing, Nathaniel — of Guilford, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Guilford, 1820-33, 1835-36. Burial location unknown.
  Griffing, Robert A. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford; elected 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Griffing, Thomas — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 4th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Griffing, W. Irving (1859-1941) — of Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Born in 1859. Democrat. Mayor of Glens Falls, N.Y., 1912-15, 1920-21, 1934-35; candidate for New York state assembly from Warren County, 1923. Member, Freemasons; Elks. Died in Athol, Warren County, N.Y., January 13, 1941 (age about 81 years). Interment at Glens Falls Cemetery, Glens Falls, N.Y.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


GRIFFIS (Soundex G612) — See also DEGRIFFIN, GRAFIUS, GRIFF, GRIFFIN, GRIFFING, GRIFFITH, GRIFFITHS, GRIFFITTS.

  Griffis, James (c.1797-1859) — of Indiana. Born in Virginia, about 1797. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1846-47. Died in Wayne Township, Randolph County, Ind., October 2, 1859 (age about 62 years). Burial location unknown.
  Griffis, Joseph K. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 3rd District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Griffis, Stanton (1887-1974) — of New Canaan, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., May 2, 1887. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Ambassador to Poland, 1947-48; Egypt, 1948-49; Argentina, 1949-50; Spain, 1951-52; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1952. Died in 1974 (age about 87 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Griffis, Wilmot — of Coronado, San Diego County, Calif. City president of Coronado, California, 1912-16. Burial location unknown.


GRIFFITH (Soundex G613) — See also DEGRIFFIN, FITHIAN, GRIFF, GRIFFIN, GRIFFING, GRIFFIS, GRIFFITHS, GRIFFITTS, GROFT, SWEENEY-GRIFFITH.

  GRIFFITH: See also Charles P. Adams — William Thomas Baker — Harold Griffith Baker — Francis Channing Barlow — Henry Abraham Winchester Beck — Griffith E. Benson — James D. Brackenrich — Harry L. Buch — Clifton Clark Coldren — Anson Griffith Conger — John H. Cook — Griffith Davies — Griffith T. Davis — E. Griffith Dodson — E. Griffith Dodson, Jr. — William Jennings Bryan Dorn — Alexander Hamilton Dudley — Seth Griffith Ellegood — Griffith J. Evans — James S. Farnsworth — Griffith Foos — Evan Griffith Galbraith — Thomas Griffith Haight — Robert Griffith Houston — Griffith R. Hughes — Griffith Jones — Griffith O. Jones — Miriam Griffith Jones — George Proctor Kane — Jon Llewellyn Kyl — Griffith Walker Lewis, Jr. — Griffith C. Little — Harrison Ludington — John Griffith McCullough — Francis Griffith Newlands — Henry Griffith Overstreet — Emlen Griffith Penrose — Griffith W. Prees — W. Griffith Purcell — Griffith Rees — John Lafayette Reid — Ellison Griffith Smith — Griffith T. Smith — Gomer Griffith Smith — Melanie Sweeney-Griffith — Griffith B. Thomas — Hezekiah Griffith Wells — Alvin Tolliver West — Carol Griffith Williams
  Griffith, (need first name) — Socialist. Candidate for Missouri state senate 16th District, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, A. — of Bridgeport, Montgomery County, Pa. Postmaster at Bridgeport, Pa., 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, A. J. — of California. Member of California state assembly 9th District, 1877-80. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, A. M. — of Clinton County, Ohio. Republican. Member of Ohio state house of representatives from Clinton County; elected 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Andrew D. — of Orangeburg, Orangeburg County, S.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1952, 1956 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Arthur — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 3rd District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Arthur C. — of Greenfield, Dade County, Mo. Republican. Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1924; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1928 (alternate), 1932; chair of Dade County Republican Party, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Austin E. — of Washington. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 1st District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Barnes — of Pittsburg, Crawford County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1948; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kansas 3rd District, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Benjamin — of Colorado. Progressive. Colorado state attorney general, 1911-12; candidate for U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Benjamin Whitfield (b. 1853) — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss.; Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss. Born near Jackson, Hinds County, Miss., January 3, 1853. College professor; lawyer; banker; mayor of Vicksburg, Miss., 1905-09; Warren County Treasurer, 1912-16. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Richard Griffith and Sallie (Whitfield) Griffith; married, May 7, 1879, to Cora Bertha Griffing.
  Griffith, Blair A. — of Pennsylvania. U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 1975-78. Still living as of 1978.
  Griffith, Mrs. Blanche — of Perryville, Perry County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Brenda K. — of Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1996 (alternate), 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Griffith, Bruce — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Republican. Postmaster at Wichita, Kan., 1930-34. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Burton L. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 21st District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Griffith, C. Gorman — of Gaithersburg, Montgomery County, Md. Democrat. Postmaster at Gaithersburg, Md., 1945-54 (acting, 1945-48). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Carol See Carol Griffith Williams
  Griffith, Catherine M. — of Mt. Vernon, Westchester County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1942. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Charles Benjamin (1872-1928) — also known as Charles B. Griffith — of Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kan. Born in Bourbon County, Kan., August 28, 1872. Republican. Lawyer; Bourbon County Attorney, 1899-1900; member of Kansas state house of representatives 18th District, 1921-22; Kansas state attorney general, 1923-27. Methodist. Died, from Bright's disease, in Christ's Hospital, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan., June 8, 1928 (age 55 years, 285 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Eva Burkholder.
  Griffith, Charles C. — of Middlesex County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state senate District 7, 1971. Still living as of 1971.
  Griffith, Charles E. — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Griffith, Cloud — of Seneca, Newton County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Newton County, 1934. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Crystal — of Collin County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Griffith, E. W. See Edmond William Griffith
  Griffith, Earl — of Mt. Gilead, Morrow County, Ohio. Republican. Secretary of state of Ohio, 1939-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Edmond William (1862-1932) — also known as E. W. Griffith — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Born in L'Avenir, Quebec, September 9, 1862. Republican. Oil dealer; lumber merchant; building contractor; real estate developer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1920 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1924 (alternate), 1932 (alternate); member of Nevada state senate, 1921-22; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Nevada, 1922; candidate for mayor of Las Vegas, Nev., 1925. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev., October 31, 1932 (age 70 years, 52 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Altadena, Calif.
  Relatives: Married 1896 to Ora Beach (died 1903).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Griffith, Edward — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly 40th District, 1973-2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Griffith, Elizabeth — of Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Elizabeth — of Burke, Fairfax County, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Griffith, Emerson J. — of California. Member of California state assembly 4th District, 1881-83. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Eugene Cannon — of Newberry County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate 22nd District, 1967-68. Still living as of 1968.
  Griffith, Evan — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County, 1838. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Evan — of Manhattan, Riley County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, F. Willard See Francis Willard Griffith
  Griffith, Florence — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
Francis M. Griffith Griffith, Francis Marion (1849-1927) — also known as Francis M. Griffith — of Vevay, Switzerland County, Ind. Born in Moorefield, Switzerland County, Ind., August 21, 1849. Democrat. School teacher; Switzerland County School Superintendent, 1873; lawyer; Switzerland County Treasurer, 1875-77; member of Indiana state senate, 1887-94; Lieutenant Governor of Indiana, 1891-94; candidate for Indiana state attorney general, 1894; U.S. Representative from Indiana 4th District, 1897-1905; circuit judge in Indiana 5th District, 1916-22. Baptist. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons. Died in Vevay, Switzerland County, Ind., February 8, 1927 (age 77 years, 171 days). Interment at Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Ind.
  Presumably named for: Francis Marion
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, etc. (1899)
  Griffith, Francis P. (b. 1819) — of Indiana. Born in Baltimore, Md., December 19, 1819. Member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1863-65. Presbyterian. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Francis Willard — also known as F. Willard Griffith — of Short Hills, Essex County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1956 (alternate), 1960; candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Frederick Winter (b. 1858) — also known as Frederick W. Griffith — of Palmyra, Wayne County, N.Y. Born in Phelps town, Ontario County, N.Y., December 17, 1858. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Wayne County, 1900-02; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908; member of New York state senate 42nd District, 1910-12; Presidential Elector for New York, 1916. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Phi Beta Kappa. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Henry Watson Griffith (1897-?).
  Griffith, George G. — of Weirton, Hancock County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Hancock County, 1965-72; candidate for West Virginia state senate 1st District, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Griffith, George H. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, George W. — of Ebensburg, Cambria County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952; candidate for superior court judge in Pennsylvania, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Gladys — of Fort Dodge, Webster County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Gorman See C. Gorman Griffith
  Griffith, H. E. — of Mt. Gilead, Morrow County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, H. W. — of Victoria, Victoria County, Tex. Mayor of Victoria, Tex., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Hanna See Vern D. Griffith
  Griffith, Harry L. — of Aurora, Portage County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Griffith, Harry M. — of Gettysburg, Potter County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 38th District, 1925-28. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Henry M. — of Jackson County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Jackson County 8th District, 1925-26. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Henry Watson (b. 1897) — also known as Henry W. Griffith — of Palmyra, Wayne County, N.Y. Born in Palmyra, Wayne County, N.Y., January 1, 1897. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of New York state senate, 1939-50 (42nd District 1939-44, 47th District 1945-50). Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; American Legion. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frederick Winter Griffith (1858-?).
  Griffith, Herman — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Humphrey — of Yolo County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 10th District, 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Isaac D. — of Girard, Trumbull County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, J. — U.S. Vice Consul in Smyrna, as of 1874. Burial location unknown.
J. F. Griffith Griffith, J. F. — of Winston (now part of Winston-Salem), Forsyth County, N.C. Forsyth County Treasurer; mayor of Winston, N.C., 1898-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: City of Winston-Salem
  Griffith, J. H. — of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Okla. Republican. Secretary of Oklahoma Republican Party, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, J. W. — of Thomasville, Oregon County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Oregon County Democratic Party, 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Jacob Wark (1819-1885) — also known as "Roaring Jake"; "Thundering Jake" — of Kentucky. Born in Jefferson County, Va. (now W.Va.), October 13, 1819. Served in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War; member of Kentucky state legislature, 1854-55, 1878-79; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Died, of peritonitis, in Oldham County, Ky., March 31, 1885 (age 65 years, 169 days). Interment at Mt. Tabor Methodist Cemetery, Oldham County, Ky.
  Relatives: Father of D. W. Griffith (early 20th century filmmaker).
  Griffith, James Bradshaw, Jr. (1927-2001) — Born in Laredo, Webb County, Tex., 1927. Republican. Newspaper editor and publisher; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1968; Wyoming state treasurer, 1971-75; Wyoming state auditor, 1975-87. Died in 2001 (age about 74 years). Interment at Lusk Cemetery, Lusk, Wyo.
  Relatives: Son of James Bradshow Griffith (1880-1962).
  Griffith, James Bradshow (1880-1962) — also known as James B. Griffith — of Lusk, Niobrara County, Wyo. Born in Ironton, Lawrence County, Ohio, December 31, 1880. Republican. Newspaper publisher; Wyoming Republican state chair, 1938-43; delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1948. Died in 1962 (age about 81 years). Interment at Lusk Cemetery, Lusk, Wyo.
  Relatives: Father of James Bradshaw Griffith, Jr. (1927-2001).
  Griffith, James L. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 3rd District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, James P. — of Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, James S. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Democrat. Postmaster at Houston, Tex., 1934-39 (acting, 1934-35). Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Jeanne — of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Griffith, John — of Pennsylvania. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, John — of East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Hartford; elected 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, John A. — of Seymour, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Seymour, Connecticut, 1926-27. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, John E. — of Union County, Ohio. Republican. Member of Ohio state house of representatives from Union County; elected 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, John J. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 1st District, 1919-20; defeated, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, John Keller (1882-1942) — also known as John K. Griffith — of Slidell, St. Tammany Parish, La. Born in Port Hudson, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., October 16, 1882. Democrat. Physician; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1936; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 6th District, 1937-41. Died in Slidell, St. Tammany Parish, La., September 25, 1942 (age 59 years, 344 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Slidell, La.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Griffith, John L. — of New York. Born in New York. U.S. Vice Consul in Santiago de Cuba, 1918-19. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, John S. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 18th District, 1901, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, John W. — of Gaithersburg, Montgomery County, Md. Mayor of Gaithersburg, Md., 1966-67. Still living as of 1967.
  Griffith, Joseph — of Saluda County, S.C. Member of South Carolina state senate from Saluda County, 1933-36. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Josh T. — of Owensboro, Daviess County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1908, 1920, 1928; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 2nd Kentucky District, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Juanita — of Newcastle, McClain County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Griffith, Lawrence M. — of Bates County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Bates County, 1907-10. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Leland S., Jr. — of Hurricane, Putnam County, W.Va. Republican. Postmaster at Hurricane, W.Va., 1954-72. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Leonard J. — Republican. Candidate for Wisconsin state senate 16th District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Griffith, Lionel L. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Liberal. Candidate for New York state assembly 39th District, 1965. Still living as of 1965.
  Griffith, Logan G. — of Pana, Christian County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Lynn B. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, M. H. — of Raleigh County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Raleigh County, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Martin C. (born c.1909) — of Dearborn, Wayne County, Mich. Born about 1909. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 5th District, 1948. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Mary C. — of Denver, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1952 (alternate), 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Griffith, Melony Ghee — also known as Melony G. Griffith — of Suitland, Prince George's County, Md. Democrat. Social worker; member of Maryland state house of delegates District 25, 2001; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2001.
  Griffith, Merrill See Paul Merrill Griffith
  Griffith, N. — of Madison, Morris County, N.J. Republican. Mayor of Madison, N.J.; elected 1945. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Nyla D. — of Deadwood, Lawrence County, S.Dak. Democrat. Candidate for South Dakota state senate 31st District, 2010. Female. Still living as of 2010.
  Griffith, Otis — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 8th District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Griffith, P. Merrill See Paul Merrill Griffith
  Griffith, Parker (b. 1942) — of Huntsville, Madison County, Ala. Born in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., August 6, 1942. Physician; real estate developer; candidate for mayor of Huntsville, Ala., 2004; member of Alabama state senate, 2006-08; U.S. Representative from Alabama 5th District, 2009-11; defeated in Republican primary, 2010; Democratic candidate for Governor of Alabama, 2014. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Griffith, Paul H. — of Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Paul Merrill (1872-1944) — also known as P. Merrill Griffith — of Ohio. Born in Bellbrook, Greene County, Ohio, April 29, 1872. U.S. Consul in Matamoros, as of 1898-1905; Pernambuco, 1910-15; Santiago de Cuba, as of 1916-17. Member, Sigma Chi; Freemasons. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, March 29, 1944 (age 71 years, 335 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin B. Griffith (1824-1902) and Hannah Maria (Lash) Griffith (1830-1901); married to Mary Cabaniss.
  Griffith, Peter — of Juniata, Adams County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1893-95. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Phil S. — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1908; candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 6th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, R. S. — of Waynesboro, Va. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1920; Dry candidate for delegate to Virginia convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Reba — of Taylor, Lackawanna County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Richard E. — of Winchester, Va. Republican. Postmaster at Winchester, Va., 1890-93. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Richard R. — of Utica, Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 2nd District, 1947-48. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Robert B. — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Republican. Postmaster at Las Vegas, Nev., 1924-30 (acting, 1924-25). Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Robert Frederick — of New Hampshire. Justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1967-76. Still living as of 1976.
  Griffith, Robert L. — of Mexico, Audrain County, Mo. Mayor of Mexico, Mo., 1981. Still living as of 1981.
  Griffith, Russell B. — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from Monroe County 1st District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Samuel (1816-1893) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Wales, February 14, 1816. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 20th District, 1871-73. Died October 1, 1893 (age 77 years, 229 days). Interment at Mercer Citizens Cemetery, Mercer, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Griffith, Sherman — of Wright County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Wright County, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Sid — of Owensboro, Daviess County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Mrs. T. B. — of Terrell, Kaufman County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Theodore — of Great Bend, Barton County, Kan. Republican. Postmaster at Great Bend, Kan., 1902-15. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, Tom — of Manhattan, Riley County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Griffith, Vera V. (b. 1920) — of Detroit west side, Wayne County, Mich. Born in 1920. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1968, 1976 (alternate), 1984; candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1972, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Griffith, Vern D. (1915-1972) — also known as Hanna Griffith — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Born in Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont., February 16, 1915. Mayor of Butte, Mont., 1959-64. Died in Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont., November 13, 1972 (age 57 years, 271 days). Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Butte, Mont.
  Relatives: Father of Carol Griffith Williams (1943-) (who married John Patrick Williams).
  Political family: Williams family of Butte, Montana.
  Griffith, W. C. — of Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb. Member of Nebraska state house of representatives, 1877. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, W. G. — of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, W. G. — Republican. Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, W. H. — of Keyser, Mineral County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Mineral County Democratic Party, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, W. S. — of Mingo Junction, Jefferson County, Ohio. Postmaster at Mingo Junction, Ohio, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, W. S. See William Sherman Griffith
  Griffith, Willard See Francis Willard Griffith
  Griffith, William (1766-1826) — Born in Bound Brook, Somerset County, N.J., 1766. Judge of U.S. Circuit Court for the 3rd Circuit, 1801-02. Died in Burlington, Burlington County, N.J., June 7, 1826 (age about 59 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Griffith, William — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, William B. — U.S. Attorney for Mississippi, 1822-28. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, William J. — Independence candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, William M. — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz.; Florence, Pinal County, Ariz. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona Territory, 1884, 1908; member of Republican National Committee from Arizona Territory, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, William M. — of Jamaica, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Republican. Chair of Queens County Republican Party, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, William Michael — also known as William Griffith — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 41st District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Griffith, William Riley — of Marmaton, Bourbon County, Kan. Republican. Kansas superintendent of public instruction, 1861-62. Burial location unknown.
  Griffith, William Sherman (b. 1867) — also known as W. S. Griffith — of Wright County, Mo. Born in Wellsville, Montgomery County, Mo., April 23, 1867. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Wright County, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.


GRIFFITHS (Soundex G613) — See also DEGRIFFIN, FITHIAN, GRIFF, GRIFFIN, GRIFFING, GRIFFIS, GRIFFITH, GRIFFITTS, SMITHSON, SMITHSTEIN.

  GRIFFITHS: See also Lorenzo Crounse — Emlin McClain — Kira Griffiths Willis
  Griffiths, A. E. — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Candidate for mayor of Seattle, Wash., 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Griffiths, Albert M. — of New Castle County, Del. Democrat. Candidate for Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 7th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffiths, Aundra J. — of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Mich. Independent candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Griffiths, Barbara J. (b. 1949) — Born in 1949. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Iceland, 1999. Female. Still living as of 1999.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Griffiths, Charles H. — of New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y. Republican. Lawyer; chair of Westchester County Republican Party, 1934-42; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Griffiths, Edward J. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffiths, George Langford (1929-2020) — also known as George L. Griffiths — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1929. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 24th District, 1964, 1966; candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 59th District, 1970; mayor of East Lansing, Mich., 1975-79. Died December 23, 2020 (age about 91 years). Burial location unknown.
  Griffiths, George W. — of Haddonfield, Camden County, N.J. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffiths, Hicks George (1910-1996) — also known as Hicks G. Griffiths — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Amsterdam, Montgomery County, N.Y., July 9, 1910. Democrat. Lawyer; Michigan Democratic state chair, 1949-50; probate judge in Michigan, 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1952; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1953. Episcopalian. Member, Eagles; Maccabees. Died in 1996 (age about 85 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Martha Edna Wright (1912-2003).
  Griffiths, J. C. — of Colorado. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Griffiths, John Lewis (1855-1914) — also known as John L. Griffiths — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 7, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; member of Indiana state house of representatives, 1887; Indiana reporter of state courts, 1889-93; U.S. Consul in Liverpool, 1905-09; U.S. Consul General in London, 1909-14, died in office 1914. Congregationalist. Welsh ancestry. Died, of a heart seizure, in London, England, May 17, 1914 (age 58 years, 222 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of David G. Griffiths and Elizabeth (Hughes) Griffiths; married, June 5, 1889, to Caroline Henderson.
  Griffiths, Marjorie M. — of Branford, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
Martha W. Griffiths Griffiths, Martha Wright (1912-2003) — also known as Martha W. Griffiths; Martha Edna Wright — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Pierce City, Lawrence County, Mo., January 29, 1912. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1947; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1949-52; defeated in primary, 1946; U.S. Representative from Michigan 17th District, 1955-74; defeated, 1952; recorder's court judge in Michigan, 1953; appointed 1953; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1956, 1968, 1984, 1988; Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1983-90. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Order of the Eastern Star. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1993. Died in 2003 (age about 91 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Charles Elbridge Wright and Nell (Sullinger) Wright; married to Hicks George Griffiths (1910-1996).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Griffiths, Norman J. — of Morris County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Morris County, 1942-47. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffiths, P. W See Percy Wilfred Griffiths
  Griffiths, Percy Wilfred (1893-1983) — also known as Percy W. Griffiths; P. W Griffiths — of Marietta, Washington County, Ohio. Born in Taylor, Lackawanna County, Pa., March 30, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; mayor of Marietta, Ohio, 1938-39; U.S. Representative from Ohio 15th District, 1943-49. Died in Clearwater, Pinellas County, Fla., June 12, 1983 (age 90 years, 74 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Griffiths, R. C. — U.S. Vice Consul in Tenerife, as of 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Griffiths, Robert E. — of Washington, Washington County, Pa. Mayor of Washington, Pa., 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Griffiths, Rosalie — of Union, Union County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Griffiths, Stanley Arthur — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Honorary Consul for Siam in Seattle, Wash., 1935; Honorary Consul for Thailand in Seattle, Wash., 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffiths, Stephen D. (b. 1894) — of Bevier, Macon County, Mo. Born in Bevier, Macon County, Mo., November 12, 1894. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Macon County, 1945-48; defeated, 1948. Burial location unknown.
  Griffiths, T. M. — of Livingston County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Livingston County, 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Griffiths, Thomas — of Livingston County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Livingston County, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Griffiths, Thomas C. — of Washington. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Griffiths, W. M. — of Milesville, Haakon County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 50th District, 1939-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffiths, William G. (born c.1854) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.; Highland Park, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Spain, about 1854. Naturalized U.S. citizen; Honorary Vice-Consul for Spain in Detroit, Mich., 1897-98; Vice-Consul for Honduras in Detroit, Mich., 1901; Consul for Colombia in Detroit, Mich., 1926. Burial location unknown.


GRIFFITTS (Soundex G613) — See also DEGRIFFIN, FITTS, GRIFF, GRIFFIN, GRIFFING, GRIFFIS, GRIFFITH, GRIFFITHS, MAFFITT, MOFFITT, PROFFITT, REFFITT.

  Griffitts, J. R. — of Arcadia, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Arcadia, Calif., 1937-38, 1939-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griffitts, Thomas — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1729-31, 1733-34, 1737-38. Burial location unknown.


GRIFFO (Soundex G610) — See also CLIFFORD, FRIGO, GIFFONI, GIFFORD, GIFFORDS, GRIFF, GRIFFEY, GRIFFORD, SIFFORD.

  Griffo, Joseph A. — Republican. Member of New York state senate 47th District; elected 2006, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


GRIFFORD (Soundex G616) — See also CLIFFORD, FORD, GARFORD, GIFFONI, GIFFORD, GIFFORDS, GRIFF, GRIFFO, SIFFORD.

  GRIFFORD: See also John Baird


GRIFHORST (Soundex G616) — See also AFFHOLDER, HORST.

  Grifhorst, Henry — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 11th District, 1901. Burial location unknown.


GRIFYNN (Soundex G615) — See also CAFFYN, FYNBOE, GARFEIN, GAROFANO, GORFINE, GRAFFIN, GREFFIN, GRIFFEN, GRIFFIN, GURFEIN, HANIFY.

  GRIFYNN: See also Grifynn Marley Clay


GRIGG (Soundex G620) — See also GRAGG, GREGG, GREIG, GREIGG, GRIGGS, GRIGLIK, GRIGONIS, GRIGORAKIS, GRIGSBY, ISGRIG, PRIGG, RIGG.

  GRIGG: See also Ruth Grigg Horting — Joseph Grigg Stephens
  Grigg, Ham — of Bellflower, Montgomery County, Mo. Democrat. Merchant; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Montgomery County, 1911-12. Burial location unknown.
  Grigg, Ruth H. — of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964. Female. Still living as of 1964.


GRIGGS (Soundex G620) — See also BRIGGS, DRIGGS, GARRIGUES, GARRIGUS, GERGES, GORGAS, GREGOS, GRIGG, GRIGLIK, GRIGONIS, GRIGORAKIS, GRIGSBY, ISGRIG, RIGGS, RIGGSBEE, SPRIGGS.

  GRIGGS: See also John Charles Black — Asa Griggs Candler — Clarence Edwards Case — William Stowell Leavenworth — Frank Griggs McMillan — Horace Griggs Prall — James Griggs Raines — Glenn Theodore Seaborg — William Griggs Stahlnecker
  Griggs, Albert G. — of Pontiac, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Wyoming County, N.Y. Republican. Farmer; banker; Oakland County Register of Deeds, 1901-02; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Oakland County 1st District, 1913-20; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 17th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Griggs, Alexander — of Grand Forks County, N.Dak. Delegate to North Dakota state constitutional convention from Grand Forks County, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Griggs, Benjamin — of Monmouth County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Monmouth County, 1882. Burial location unknown.
  Griggs, Bob E. — Republican. Member of Texas state house of representatives 91st District; elected 2002; elected unopposed 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Griggs, C. Edwin — of Chaplin, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 13th District, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Griggs, Charles E. — of Pomfret, Windham County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Pomfret; elected 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Griggs, Chauncey — of Tolland, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Tolland, 1838. Burial location unknown.
  Griggs, Chauncey W. — of Carver County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1866, 1881-82 (District 6 1866, District 24 1881-82); member of Minnesota state senate, 1867-69, 1883-86 (21st District 1867-69, 27th District 1883-86). Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Griggs, Daniel Stewart (died c.1927) — of Terrell County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Terrell County, 1927. Died about 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Griggs, Edwin See C. Edwin Griggs
  Griggs, Elmer Vernon (1887-1968) — also known as Elmer V. Griggs — of White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y.; West Cornwall, Cornwall, Litchfield County, Conn. Born May 31, 1887. Lawyer; assistant general patent attorney for Bell Telephone Laboratories; Dry candidate for delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Died, in Torrington Hospital, Torrington, Litchfield County, Conn., May 30, 1968 (age 80 years, 365 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, November 26, 1912, to Lydia Moser (1887-1972; daughter of James Henry Moser (1854-1913; artist)).
  Griggs, Frederick D. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 2nd District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Griggs, G. Gresham — of Fairfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Fairfield; elected 1946, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griggs, George — of Billings, Yellowstone County, Mont. Mayor of Billings, Mont., 1891-92, 1895-97. Burial location unknown.
  Griggs, George B. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Member of Texas state senate 16th District, 1905-06. Burial location unknown.
  Griggs, Gresham See G. Gresham Griggs
  Griggs, Henry Septimus — also known as Henry S. Griggs — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 1st District, 1898. Burial location unknown.
  Griggs, Hiram — of Knowersville (now Altamont), Albany County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly, 1878-80 (Albany County 1st District 1878-79, Albany County 2nd District 1880); delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Griggs, J. C. See John Cherry Griggs
  Griggs, James F. C. — of Apalachicola, Franklin County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1912 (speaker), 1924 (alternate); U.S. Collector of Customs, 1917. Burial location unknown.
James M. Griggs Griggs, James Mathews (1861-1910) — also known as James M. Griggs — of Dawson, Terrell County, Ga. Born in LaGrange, Troup County, Ga., March 29, 1861. Democrat. Lawyer; solicitor-general, Pataula judicial circuit, 1888-93; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1892; circuit judge in Georgia, 1893-96; U.S. Representative from Georgia 2nd District, 1897-1910; died in office 1910. Died in Dawson, Terrell County, Ga., January 5, 1910 (age 48 years, 282 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Dawson, Ga.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, September 1902
  Griggs, Jennifer — of Anaheim, Orange County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Griggs, John, Jr. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. United Victory candidate for New York state assembly from Bronx County 7th District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griggs, John Cherry (1901-1961) — also known as J. C. Griggs — of Carthage, Jasper County, Mo. Born in Mt. Vernon, Lawrence County, Mo., January 1, 1901. Republican. Mayor of Carthage, Mo., 1943-49. Died in Carthage, Jasper County, Mo., June 23, 1961 (age 60 years, 173 days). Interment at Park Cemetery, Carthage, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Mollie E. (Cherry) Griggs (1862-1960) and John William Griggs (1863-1934); married 1925 to Mildred Porter (1904-1995).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Griggs, John R. — of Otsego County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Otsego County, 1843. Burial location unknown.
  Griggs, John William (1849-1927) — also known as John W. Griggs — of Paterson, Passaic County, N.J. Born in Newton, Sussex County, N.J., July 10, 1849. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1876-77; member of New Jersey state senate from Passaic County, 1883-88; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1888; Governor of New Jersey, 1896-98; U.S. Attorney General, 1898-1901. Died November 28, 1927 (age 78 years, 141 days). Interment at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Griggs and Emeline (Johnson) Griggs; married, April 15, 1893, to L. Elizabeth Price.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Griggs, John William — of Jasper County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Jasper County 1st District, 1929-30. Burial location unknown.
  Griggs, Joseph C. — of Union, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Union, 1830-31. Burial location unknown.
  Griggs, Joyce Marie — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Georgia 1st District, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Griggs, Nathan K. — of Beatrice, Gage County, Neb. Delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1871; member of Nebraska state senate, 1873-75. Burial location unknown.
  Griggs, O. H. See Orrin Harold Griggs
O. H. Griggs Griggs, Orrin Harold (b. 1884) — also known as O. H. Griggs — of Virginia, St. Louis County, Minn. Born in Barclay, Bradford County, Pa., 1884. Member of Minnesota state senate 61st District, 1915-18. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Image source: Minnesota Legislative Manual 1917
  Griggs, Samuel — of Steuben County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Steuben County, 1838. Burial location unknown.
  Griggs, Thomas C. — of Richwood, Nicholas County, W.Va. Republican. Postmaster at Richwood, W.Va., 1900-01. Burial location unknown.
  Griggs, W. R. — of Shawnee, Pottawatomie County, Okla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Griggs, William — of South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Griggs, Winston — of Headland, Henry County, Ala. Democrat. Chair of Henry County Democratic Party, 2003. Still living as of 2003.


GRIGLIK (Soundex G624) — See also AMARIGLIO, BRIGLIA, BRIGLIN, CAPRIGLIONE, GRIGG, GRIGGS, GRIGONIS, GRIGORAKIS, GRIGSBY, ISGRIG, NAGLIK, TRIGLIA.

  Griglik, Casimir — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Candidate for clerk of the Illinois supreme court, 1944; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1952, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


GRIGONIS (Soundex G625) — See also ARRIGONI, GOFFIGON, GRIGG, GRIGGS, GRIGLIK, GRIGORAKIS, GRIGSBY, IRIGON, ISGRIG, LATIGONA, LIGON, ONIS, TRIGONA.

  Grigonis, William H. — of Southold, Suffolk County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984. Still living as of 1984.


GRIGORAKIS (Soundex G626) — See also ANGORA, ATHENAGORAS, BILIRAKIS, BILLIRAKIS, BORAK, CORAK, DVORAK, DWORAK, FITRAKIS, FORAKER, GORA, GORAM, GORANITES, GRIGG, GRIGGS, GRIGLIK, GRIGONIS, GRIGSBY, HORAK, ISGRIG, PATERAKIS, PIGORS, RAIGORODSKY, RAKISHIA, RIGOR, SIDORAK, VIGOR, VIGORITO, WALIGORA.

  GRIGORAKIS: See also Samuel Ralph Harlow


GRIGSBY (Soundex G621) — See also GRIGG, GRIGGS, GRIGLIK, GRIGONIS, GRIGORAKIS, HERIGSTAD, ISGRIG, KOENIGSBERG, RIGSBEE, RIGSBY, SELIGSBERG, SIGSBEE, SLINGSBY.

  GRIGSBY: See also Guy H. Lockwood — Robert Sanderson McCormick
  Grigsby, B. F. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Grigsby, Mrs. Elmer See Margaret Grigsby
  Grigsby, Gary L. — Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives 51st District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Grigsby, George Barnes (1874-1962) — also known as George B. Grigsby — of Nome, Nome census area, Alaska; Ketchikan, Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska. Born in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, Dakota Territory (now S.Dak.), December 2, 1874. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; U.S. Attorney for the 2nd District of Alaska Territory, 1908-10; mayor of Nome, Alaska, 1914; Alaska territory attorney general, 1916-19; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Alaska Territory, 1920-21; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alaska Territory, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee). Died in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, Calif., May 9, 1962 (age 87 years, 158 days). Interment at Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, Calif.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Grigsby, Helen Mathews — also known as Helen M. Grigsby — of Pittsfield, Pike County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1928, 1932; University of Illinois trustee; elected 1940. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Grigsby, Jay — of Olympia, Thurston County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Grigsby, John — of Central City, Muhlenberg County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Grigsby, John T. — of South Dakota. Democrat. Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota, 1929-31; defeated, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Grigsby, John Warren — U.S. Consul in Bordeaux, 1841-49. Burial location unknown.
  Grigsby, Joseph K. — of Garden Grove, Orange County, Calif. Postmaster at Garden Grove, Calif., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Grigsby, Margaret — also known as Mrs. Elmer Grigsby — of Bardstown, Nelson County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1928 (Convention Vice-President), 1936. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Grigsby, Melvin — of South Dakota. Member Dakota territorial council, 1887-88; South Dakota state attorney general, 1897-99. Burial location unknown.
  Grigsby, Melvin — of Nome, Nome census area, Alaska. U.S. Attorney for the 2nd District of Alaska Territory, 1902-03. Burial location unknown.
  Grigsby, Pat — of Springfield, Washington County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Grigsby, Roy — of Coldwater, Branch County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 58th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Grigsby, Sioux K. — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Republican. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 10th District, 1937-38; member of South Dakota state senate 7th District, 1939-44; Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota, 1945-49; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Grigsby, Snow F. — of Detroit east side, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


GRIJALVA (Soundex G624) — See also OJALVO.

  GRIJALVA: See also Anson Peacely Killen Safford
  Grijalva, Adelita — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Democrat. Member, Credentials Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Grijalva, Mary Bowles — of Texas. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Grijalva, Raúl M. (b. 1948) — of Tucson, Pima County, Ariz. Born in Tucson, Pima County, Ariz., February 19, 1948. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Arizona, 2003-18 (7th District 2003-13, 3rd District 2013-18); delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 2004, 2008. Catholic. Hispanic ancestry. Still living as of 2018.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Grijalva, Sam R. — of Central, Grant County, N.M. Delegate to New Mexico state constitutional convention, 1969. Still living as of 1969.


GRILK (Soundex G642) — See also GILK, GRILL, GRILLE, GRILLEY, GRILLO, GRILLS.

  Grilk, A. C. — Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Philippine Islands, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Grilk, Charles — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Grilk, Gloria — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Republican. Candidate for Iowa state senate 21st District, 1982. Female. Still living as of 1982.


GRILL (Soundex G640) — See also CRILL, GILL, GIRL, GRALL, GRELL, GREUEL, GRIEL, GRILK, GRILLE, GRILLEY, GRILLO, GRILLS, RILL.

  GRILL: See also Thomas Knight Finletter
  Grill, Norma — of New York. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 3rd District, 1994. Female. Still living as of 1994.


GRILLE (Soundex G640) — See also AVERILLE, CYRILLE, DEBRILLE, GILLE, GILLER, GIRRELL, GRELL, GREUEL, GRIEL, GRILK, GRILL, GRILLEY, GRILLO, GRILLS, MARILLEY, REGLI, RIGELL, RIGGLE.

  Grille, Joseph J. — of Gloucester, Essex County, Mass. Mayor of Gloucester, Mass., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


GRILLEY (Soundex G640) — See also AVERILLE, CYRILLE, DEBRILLE, GILLEY, GRALEY, GRALLA, GREELEY, GREELY, GRILK, GRILL, GRILLE, GRILLO, GRILLS, MARILLEY.

  Grilley, Silas — of Waterbury, New Haven County, Conn. Warden (borough president) of Waterbury, Connecticut, 1838-39. Burial location unknown.


GRILLO (Soundex G640) — See also GRALEY, GRALLA, GREELEY, GREELY, GRILK, GRILL, GRILLE, GRILLEY, GRILLS, ORGILL.

  Grillo, Antonino — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Grillo, Carl F. — of New York. Liberal candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1982, 1990; Presidential Elector for New York, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Grillo, John M. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 8th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Grillo, Lorraine — of Jackson Heights, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Grillo, Thomas — of Warren, Macomb County, Mich. Candidate in primary for mayor of Warren, Mich., 2007. Still living as of 2007.


GRILLS (Soundex G642) — See also BRILLSON, GARRELS, GEHRLS, GILLS, GIRLS, GREALIS, GRELIS, GRILK, GRILL, GRILLE, GRILLEY, GRILLO, MERRILLS.

  Grills, Wesley L. — Republican. Candidate in primary for Ohio state attorney general, 1924, 1926. Burial location unknown.


GRIM (Soundex G650) — See also AHLGRIM, CRIM, GRAM, GRIEME, GRIMALDI, GRIMBALL, GRIMBLE, GRIME, GRIMES, GRIMKE, GRIMLER, GRIMM, GRIMME, GRIMMELL, GRIMMER, GRIMMES, GRIMMET, GRIMMETT, GRIMMONS, GRIMSEY, GRIMSHAM, GRIMSHAW, GRIMSLEY, GRIMSRUD, GRIMWOOD, KRIM, PELGRIM, PILGRIM, PRIM.

  GRIM: See also Jesse John Wimp
  Grim, Allan Kuhn (1904-1965) — also known as Allan K. Grim — of Kutztown, Berks County, Pa. Born in Kutztown, Berks County, Pa., October 15, 1904. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944; Judge of U.S. District Court, 1950. Died, of a heart attack, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., December 7, 1965 (age 61 years, 53 days). Interment at Fairview Cemetery, Kutztown, Pa.
  Grim, George E. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 89th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Grim, Harry E. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania at-large, 1900; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Grim, John W. — of Richland County, Wis. Prohibition candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Richland County, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Grim, Lauralee M. — of Virginia Beach, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Grim, Virginia — of Kutztown, Berks County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Grim, Webster — of Doylestown, Bucks County, Pa. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 10th District, 1903-10; candidate for superior court judge in Pennsylvania, 1908; candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1910; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1916, 1924; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Grim, William H. — of Beaver Falls, Beaver County, Pa. Postmaster at Beaver Falls, Pa., 1889. Burial location unknown.


GRIMALDI (Soundex G654) — See also ABIMALECH, ALDI, DEGRIMALDO, GRIM, MALDONADO, MALDWIN, ROMALDUS, VIMALA.

  Grimaldi, Gabriel L. — of Illinois. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Grimaldi, Jeanne W. — of Bergen County, N.J. Democrat. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1959. Female. Still living as of 1959.
  Grimaldi, Michael — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 23rd District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


GRIMBALL (Soundex G651) — See also BALL, CIMBALO, GAMBRIL, GAMBRILL, GRIM, GRIMBLE, KIMBAL, KIMBALL, KIMBALT, RIMBACH, RIMBAULT, TRUMBALL, ZIMBALIST.

  Grimball, John A. — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Postmaster at Jackson, Miss., 1827-29. Burial location unknown.


GRIMBLE (Soundex G651) — See also BRIMBLECOM, GIMBLE, GRIM, GRIMBALL, IMBLER, KIMBLE, LIMBERG, NIMBLET, STIMBLE, TRIMBLE, WIMBLEY.

  Grimble, Gail — We the People candidate for Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.


GRIME (Soundex G650) — See also GRIEME, GRIM, GRIMES, GRIMKE, GRIMM, GRIMME, PRIME.

  Grime, George (1859-1928) — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Born in Manchester, England, 1859. Lawyer; mayor of Fall River, Mass., 1902-04. Died in Fall River, Bristol County, Mass., October 1, 1928 (age about 69 years). Burial location unknown.


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