Donald Griffin (1925 - 1993)

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Donald Griffin
1925 - 1993
updated February 06, 2019
Donald Griffin was born on April 3, 1925. He died on March 15, 1993 at 67 years of age. We know that Donald Griffin had been residing in Escalante, Garfield County, Utah 84726.


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Donald Griffin died on March 15, 1993 at age 67. He was born on April 3, 1925. We have no information about Donald's family or relationships. We know that Donald Griffin had been residing in Escalante, Garfield County, Utah 84726.
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In 1925, in the year that Donald Griffin was born, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1939, at the age of merely 14 years old, Donald was alive when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1954, at the age of 29 years old, Donald was alive when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1970, when he was 45 years old, on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

In 1993, in the year of Donald Griffin's passing, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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Other Donald Griffins

Donald Frank Griffin
around 1925 - Mar 4, 1946
Donald Griffin
around 1896 - Aug 25, 1918
Donald Griffin
around 1928 - Apr 11, 1945
Donald Griffin
around 1917 - Oct 17, 1944
Donald v Griffin
Born: around 1927
Ohio, United States
Donald R Griffin
Born: around 1925
North Carolina, United States
Donald W Griffin
Born: around 1928
Maryland, United States
Donald J Griffin
Born: around 1928
New York, United States
Donald J Griffin
Born: around 1926
New York, United States
Donald E Griffin
Born: around 1913
Idaho, United States
Donald S Griffin
Born: around 1916
Utah, United States
Donald Griffin
Born: around 1914
Oregon, United States
Donald H Griffin
Born: around 1904
Washington, United States
Donald W Griffin
Born: around 1903
Washington, United States
Donald L Griffin
Born: around 1919
California, United States
Donald O Griffin
Born: around 1924
Oklahoma, United States
Donald E Griffin
Born: around 1917
Iowa, United States
Donald C Griffin
Born: around 1919
Colorado, United States
Donald R Griffin
Born: around 1920
Illinois, United States

Other Griffins

Wanda J Griffin
Sep 10, 1924 - Feb 5, 2011
North Las Vegas, Nevada
Lola M Griffin
Jun 22, 1911 - Feb 4, 2000
Fresno, CA
Wanda Y Griffin
Dec 6, 1926 - Jun 4, 1992
Floresville, TX
Ruby L Griffin
Jan 27, 1911 - May 26, 2003
Silverpeak, NV
Dorothy E Griffin
May 20, 1910 - Aug 28, 1987
Reno, NV
Marian Elizabeth Griffin
Apr 5, 1927 - Jun 12, 2006
Pioche, Nevada
Bettie D Griffin
Jan 25, 1921 - Mar 6, 2000
Fayette, MS
Minnie Griffin
May 25, 1914 - Nov 21, 2010
Tacoma, Washington
Elizabeth D Griffin
Feb 9, 1925 - Jan 21, 1998
South Yarmouth, MA
Robert L Griffin
Nov 28, 1930 - Jan 3, 2004
Tucson, AZ
Sadie B Griffin
Jan 24, 1916 - Apr 1, 2002
Las Vegas, NV
W G Griffin
Oct 17, 1932 - Apr 15, 1994
Bennie Griffin
Sep 6, 1921 - Aug 22, 1991
Sarah Griffin
Mar 16, 1925 - April 1985
Sacramento, California
Gilbert K Griffin
Sep 17, 1929 - Mar 13, 2008
Tulsa, OK
Kathleen Griffin
Sep 19, 1905 - October 1985
Reno, Nevada
Edward G Griffin
Mar 21, 1924 - Mar 11, 1999
Newport, OR
Robert Leven Griffin
Mar 7, 1944 - Nov 20, 2008
Sparks, Nevada
Larry K Griffin
Dec 24, 1934 - Aug 7, 2003
Beulah Griffin
Dec 4, 1901 - July 1973
Santa Monica, California

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May 6, 1895 - February 1985
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Douglas Baker
Feb 17, 1926 - Nov 26, 1999
Arlington, TX
Calvin J Barnett
May 2, 1923 - Feb 20, 1985
Arcata, CA
George Williams
Apr 3, 1900 - June 1977
Boulder City, Nevada
Freda Doty
Nov 7, 1909 - Aug 20, 1997
Mojave, CA
Homer May
Oct 6, 1912 - August 1986
Allen J Allred
Aug 9, 1928 - Dec 10, 1998
Auburn, CA
Leroy Mickelson
Feb 21, 1909 - May 1984
Las Vegas, Nevada
Jesse Duff
Feb 9, 1894 - April 1978
Kennewick, Washington
Bonnie Lowe
May 14, 1925 - August 1984
Richard Morse
Jun 1, 1898 - June 1982
Tucson, Arizona
Etta M Wilgar
Aug 13, 1900 - Feb 1, 1993
Salt Lake City, UT
Henry Harvey
Jan 31, 1885 - May 1969
Salt Lake City, Utah
Eileen B Couture
May 26, 1924 - May 28, 2005
Amarillo, TX
Ina B Bowers
Oct 6, 1927 - Jan 15, 1992
Tucson, AZ
Dorothy W Hales
Jan 21, 1927 - Apr 26, 1999
Springville, UT
Pamela D Crane
Oct 17, 1926 - Apr 22, 2005
Tooele, UT
Vernon J Miller
Jan 27, 1927 - Oct 12, 2006
Salt Lake City, Utah
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