Luther Joseph Griffith

10 August 1865–14 September 1954 (Age 89)
Aurora, Preston, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Luther Joseph

When Luther Joseph Griffith was born on 10 August 1865, in Aurora, Preston, West Virginia, United States, his father, John Hillery Joseph Griffith, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Rinehart, was 43. He married Lillian Gertrude Ford in 1902, in Tucker, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Thomas, Tucker, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Fairfax District, Tucker, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 14 September 1954, in Tucker, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Parsons, Tucker, West Virginia, United States.

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Luther Joseph Griffith
Lillian Gertrude Ford
Marriage: 1902
Naomie Elizabeth Griffith
Carl Griffith
Harry Murl Griffith
Joseph Blaine Griffith

Spouse and Children

Tucker, West Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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 (3)

  • L J Griffith, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Luther J Griffith in household of Elizabeth Griffith, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Luthur Griffith, "United States Census, 1940"

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