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Gilbert Nathan Griffith
Birth: Aug. 17, 1920
Pleasant Hill
Cass County
Missouri, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 1983
El Centro
Imperial County
California, USA

WW II US Navy Veteran and Inventor. He served in the US Navy Seabees as a Electrician's Mate First Class during WW II. Saw action in both the Asian and European theaters of the war. He received the Navy Achievement Medal, Navy Combat Ribbon, Navy Unit Citation Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Asian-Pacific Medal, European Medal, WW II Victory Medal and the WW II Veteran Pin. He was a General Electrical Contractor after the the war and his invention the Tri-Tap Tool was issued patent number 434772 from the US Patent Office, on June 7, 1954. The Tri-Tap Tool, which is a multi center tap drill-threading device, is used in manufacturing, construction and general domestic use to this day.
 (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Plot: MW 129
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Feb 27, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7217988
Gilbert Nathan Griffith
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Gilbert Nathan Griffith
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Gilbert Nathan Griffith
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Thank you for your service in the U.S. Navy Seabees during WWII. It was men like yourself who served honorably in various specialist occupations that gave us the freedoms we have enjoyed in years since WWII. Today we are losing our precious freedoms...God...(Read more)
- Irisana
 Added: May. 20, 2015

- Brandon Burns
 Added: Mar. 9, 2015
Thank you for your service during WW II. Go have a beer with my Dad, who recently passed away, and was also a WW II navy vet. Rest in peace sir.
- Frank R. Adamski
 Added: Feb. 14, 2015
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