Everett Griffin (1909 - 1955)

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Sarah Jane (Harper) Griffin

Sarah Jane (Harper) Griffin

Sarah Jane (Harper) Griffin, 1800s

Sarah Jane (Harper) Griffin, 1800s

Catherine Fieger Griffin

Catherine Fieger Griffin

Bessie T Martin Griffin

Bessie T Martin Griffin

Bethian Griffin &  Jessica Gifford

Bethian Griffin & Jessica Gifford

Bethian T Martin Griffin & Grant

Bethian T Martin Griffin & Grant

1946 Blountstown 2nd Grade Class Photo

1946 Blountstown 2nd Grade Class Photo

Roberta Ann Griffin

Roberta Ann Griffin

William Thomas Griffin

William Thomas Griffin

Lakina (Pree) Griffin

Lakina (Pree) Griffin

Lakina (Pree) Griffin

Lakina (Pree) Griffin

Grant and Nina Lankford

Grant and Nina Lankford

Dan Griffin

Dan Griffin

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William & Florence Keller, Michigan Sarah Jane (Harper) Griffin Sarah Jane (Harper) Griffin, 1800s Catherine Fieger Griffin

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1909 - In the year that Everett Griffin was born, Polish physician and medical researcher Paul Ehrlich found a cure for syphilis, which was a prevalent (but undiscussed) disease. He found that an arsenic compound completely cured syphilis within 3 weeks.

1922 - He was just 13 years old when from October 22nd - 29th, 3,000 men of Benito Mussolini's National Fascist Party marched on Rome. (Mussolini waited in Milan, he did not participate in the March.) The day after the March Mussolini went to Rome and the King of Italy handed over power to Mussolini, in part because he was supported by the military, the business class, and the right-wing factions of Italy.

1943 - Everett was 34 years old when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

1944 - By the time he was 35 years old, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

1955 - In the year of Everett Griffin's passing, on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

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Everett Griffin died in April 1955 at age 45. No cause of death has been entered. He was born on May 26, 1909. We are unaware of information about Everett's family or relationships.

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