Ethel J Griffin (1918 - 2003)

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Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi

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1918 - In the year that Ethel J Griffin was born, on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

1941 - At the age of 23 years old, Ethel was alive when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

1960 - She was 42 years old when on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

1966 - At the age of 48 years old, Ethel was alive when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

1987 - Ethel was 69 years old when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Ethel J Griffin died on March 4, 2003 at 84 years old. No cause of death has been listed. She was born on April 23, 1918. There is no information about Ethel's family or relationships. We know that Ethel J Griffin had been residing in Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi.

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