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John William Griggs
Birth: Jul. 10, 1849
Newton
Sussex County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 1927
Paterson
Passaic County
New Jersey, USA

Born Newton, Sussex County, NJ; graduated from Lafayette College in Easton PA in 1868; Latin Salutatorian; studied law at Newton 1868-1871; admitted to the bar Nov. 1871; practiced at Patterson, NJ; licensed as counselor in 1874...Record of the Men of Lafayette College, 1879.

38th New Jersey Governor, United States Attorney General 1898-1901. 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Griggs (1798 - 1868)
  Emeline J Johnson Griggs (1813 - 1893)
 
 Spouses:
  Laura Elizabeth Price Griggs (1860 - 1958)*
  Caroline W Brant Griggs (1852 - 1890)*
 
 Children:
  John Leavitt Griggs (1876 - 1961)*
  Janet Griggs (1896 - 1947)*
 
 Sibling:
  John William Griggs (1849 - 1927)
  Ellen Griggs Layton (1851 - 1924)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Cedar Lawn Cemetery
Paterson
Passaic County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Section 4, Lots 206-209
 
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Record added: Mar 21, 1999
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