Griffin D Grant (1904 - 1988)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Griffin D Grant’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Griffin so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Griffin’s biography.

Griffin D Grant Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Griffin D Grant and his immediate Grant family. Add to Griffin D Grant's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Griffin.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Griffin D Grant? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Griffin finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Griffin attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Griffin did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Griffin D Grant is a military veteran.

Middle name

D

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Griffin's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Griffin's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Griffin a religious man? Add Griffin’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Griffin during various points of his life.

Timeline

1904 - In the year that Griffin D Grant was born, the Russo-Japanese war began. The Russian Empire and the Japanese Empire began fighting over the territories of Manchuria and Korea. Russia wanted a warm water port on the Pacific Ocean while Japan feared growing encroachment from Russia into Asia. So the Japan fleet launched a surprise attack on the Russian Navy and a one year war began. President Roosevelt of the United States brokered peace between the two nations. It was the first time in the modern era that an Asian power showed its dominance over a European power.

1926 - He was 22 years old when on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

1948 - By the time he was 44 years old, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

1984 - By the time he was 80 years old, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

1988 - In the year of Griffin D Grant's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

Griffin D Grant Family Tree

Who was Griffin’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Griffin’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Griffin's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Griffin D Grant
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Griffin's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Griffin D Grant is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Griffin D Grant died on August 22, 1988 at age 84. No cause of death has been entered for Griffin. He was born on July 27, 1904. There is no information about Griffin's family or relationships. We know that Griffin D Grant had been residing in Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi.

Memories

What do you remember about Griffin D Grant? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Griffin is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Griffin D Grant

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources