Ellis F. Griffith

8 November 1902–May 1966 (Age 63)
Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Ellis F.

When Ellis F. Griffith was born on 8 November 1902, in Nebraska, United States, his father, Charles S. Griffith, was 37 and his mother, Ida B. Metcalf, was 33. He lived in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States for about 10 years and Sioux Falls, Lincoln, South Dakota, United States in 1945. He died in May 1966, at the age of 63, and was buried in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States.

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
Age 1
A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
Age 2
St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 17
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Gruffudd, Old Welsh Grip(p)iud, composed of the elements grip, of uncertain significance, + iud ‘chief’, ‘lord’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (8)

  • Ellis Griffith, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ellis Griffith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • E F Griffith, "South Dakota State Census, 1945"

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