Hugh G Griffin (1919 - 1997)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

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

Hugh G Griffin Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Hugh G Griffin and his immediate Griffin family. Add to Hugh G Griffin'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 Hugh.

Burial / Funeral

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

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Alachua, Alachua County, Florida

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

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

Professions

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

Military Service

It is unknown if Hugh G Griffin is a military veteran.

Middle name

G

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Hugh's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Hugh's nationality.

Religion

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

Gender

Male

Family Photos

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

Timeline

1919 - In the year that Hugh G Griffin was born, in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

1931 - At the age of just 12 years old, Hugh was alive when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

1948 - At the age of 29 years old, Hugh was alive when 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.

1961 - Hugh was 42 years old when on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

1997 - In the year of Hugh G Griffin's passing, on August 31st, Princess Diana of Great Britain was killed when her car crashed into a pillar in the tunnel under the Pont de l'Alma bridge in Paris. The car she was riding in was trying to evade the paparazzi but it was also discovered later that the driver of the car, who was also killed, had three times the legal limit of alcohol which likely contributed to the accident.

Hugh G Griffin Family Tree

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

Hugh's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Hugh G Griffin
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

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

Obituary

This obit of Hugh G Griffin 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.

Hugh G Griffin passed away on November 2, 1997 at 78 years old. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on July 24, 1919. There is no information about Hugh's family. We know that Hugh G Griffin had been residing in Alachua, Alachua County, Florida.

Memories

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

Write a comment

Other Records of Hugh G Griffin

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources