Calvin Hopson Griffin was the 2nd child and oldest son, born in Jewett, Leon County, Texas to James and Mary Griffin. He grew to have a strong personality and at age 26, served as a mechanic during during WWI with the 19th Field Artillary Division of the Regular Army which was organized June 1, 1917 at Camp Wilson, Texas, near San Antonio. On December 12, 1917, the regiment was assigned to the 5th Division (later 5th Infantry Division). The unit was inactivated on September 6, 1921. Calvin later worked in construction and never married.
Texas Mech Btry D 56, FA 19 Div, WW I
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