Claude Irving Griffeth

18 April 1894–30 September 1975 (Age 81)
Republic, Kansas, United States

The Life of Claude Irving

When Claude Irving Griffeth was born on 18 April 1894, in Republic, Kansas, United States, his father, Edgar DeLos Griffeth, was 27 and his mother, Mary Ada Mellen, was 24. He lived in Malvern, Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Rockwood, Roane, Tennessee, United States in 1967. He died on 30 September 1975, at the age of 81, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Rockwood, Roane, Tennessee, United States.

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Claude Irving Griffeth
Orpha F. Thurman

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 10

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Griffith .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Claude I Griffith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Claude I Griffith, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Claude Griffith in household of Ed Griffith, "United States Census, 1910"

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