Erin Griffin (1907 - 1967)

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Erin Griffin
1907 - 1967
updated February 06, 2019
Erin Griffin was born on December 14, 1907. She died in March 1967 at 59 years of age.


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Erin Griffin passed away in March 1967 at 59 years old. She was born on December 14, 1907. We have no information about Erin's family.
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In 1907, in the year that Erin Griffin was born, in October, over a 3 week period, the New York stock exchange fell almost 50% from the previous year's high mark. Public panic ensued and there were runs on banks since the U.S. was in the middle of a recession. J.P. Morgan offered his own fortune to back the banks and he was followed by other financiers. This temporarily shored up the banking system, stopping the immediate panic. All of this led to the creation of the Federal Reserve.

In 1919, by the time she was merely 12 years old, in June, the Treaty of Versailles - officially ending World War I - was signed. The European Allies demanded "compensation by Germany for all damage done to the civilian population of the Allies and their property by the aggression of Germany by land, by sea and from the air.” The requirement of compensation is seen by most as the reason for the collapse of the German economy and gave rise to the rule of Hitler.

In 1925, at the age of 18 years old, Erin was alive when in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1956, at the age of 49 years old, Erin was alive when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1967, in the year of Erin Griffin's passing, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

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Cassie M Griffin
May 31, 1910 - Jan 2, 2002
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William H Griffin
Jan 11, 1907 - Mar 6, 1997
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Ruth v Griffin
Sep 5, 1917 - Nov 26, 1996
Neptune Beach, FL
William Griffin
Jan 9, 1891 - December 1965
Claude Griffin
Nov 1, 1904 - May 1983
Rome, Georgia
Hugh G Griffin
Jul 24, 1919 - Nov 2, 1997
Alachua, FL
Hugh R Griffin
Dec 11, 1906 - Oct 17, 1996
Anderson, SC
Robert H Griffin
Jun 11, 1915 - Sep 9, 2006
Green Cove Springs, FL
James Griffin
Jan 19, 1901 - May 1968
McKinney, Texas
Sammie Griffin
Nov 4, 1904 - Jul 4, 1995
Miami, FL
Geneva Griffin
Nov 4, 1948 - March 1986
Mary A Griffin
Apr 30, 1919 - Dec 25, 2008
Tampa, FL
Ladson M Griffin
Apr 30, 1908 - Apr 26, 1992
Saint Petersburg, FL
Lula S Griffin
Mar 4, 1912 - Jan 27, 1990
Birmingham, AL
Camille Griffin
Nov 23, 1900 - August 1967
Chicago, Illinois
John Griffin
Jun 11, 1894 - January 1968
Miami, Florida
William J Griffin
Feb 1, 1914 - Dec 15, 1996
Lacoochee, FL
Jesse W Griffin
Mar 3, 1916 - Oct 19, 1996
Jacksonville, FL
Howard Griffin
Mar 29, 1900 - August 1970
Jacksonville, Florida
Geneva A Griffin
Feb 23, 1913 - Mar 13, 2007
Pensacola, FL

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