Margaret J Griffin (1921 - 2005)

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Margaret J Griffin
1921 - 2005
updated February 06, 2019
Margaret J Griffin was born on December 24, 1921. She died on March 5, 2005 at 83 years of age. We know that Margaret J Griffin had been residing in Belcourt, Rolette County, North Dakota 58316.


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Margaret J Griffin died on March 5, 2005 at age 83. She was born on December 24, 1921. We are unaware of information about Margaret's family or relationships. We know that Margaret J Griffin had been residing in Belcourt, Rolette County, North Dakota 58316.
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In 1921, in the year that Margaret J Griffin was born, hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

In 1935, at the age of only 14 years old, Margaret was alive when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1952, Margaret was 31 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1967, at the age of 46 years old, Margaret was alive when 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.

In 1992, Margaret was 71 years old when on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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Jul 8, 1908 - June 1987
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Feb 14, 1911 - Sep 26, 1992
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Oct 19, 1889 - April 1982
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Aug 6, 1902 - June 1983
Beulah, North Dakota
Helen Griffin
Apr 11, 1890 - March 1985
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Ruth Griffin
Sep 9, 1911 - Sep 15, 2001
Northwood, ND
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Sep 13, 1919 - Nov 24, 2008
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Sep 16, 1920 - February 1985
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Jan 28, 1909 - May 13, 1992
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May 6, 1913 - November 1985
Mott, North Dakota
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Sep 15, 1919 - Mar 12, 2004
Sun City West, AZ
Guy Griffin
Dec 16, 1917 - May 8, 1993
Jamestown, ND
James Griffin
Jun 8, 1921 - December 1977
Puyallup, Washington

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