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JOHN T. GRIFFITH


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Leeson, Michael A. History of the Counties of McKean, Elk and Forest, Pennsylvania, with Biographical Selections. Chicago: J.H. Beers & Co., 1890.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1889-1890 Republican
1891-1892 Republican
 Counties   McKean

Biography

06/19/1853 - 06/30/1892

GRIFFITH, John T., a Representative from McKean County; born, June 19, 1853 in Ebensburg, Cambria County, Pa.; proprietor, J. T. & W. Griffith, general merchandise business and saw mills; engaged, oil business; elected, school director, McKean County (1878); elected, delegate, Republican State Convention (1887); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1889 and 1891 terms; died while in office, June 30, 1892 in Kane, McKean County, Pennsylvania; interred, Forest Lawn Cemetery, Kane, McKean County, Pennsylvania.