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John W. Griggs

AKA John William Griggs

Born: 10-Jul-1849
Birthplace: Newton, NJ
Died: 28-Nov-1927
Location of death: Paterson, NJ
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson, NJ

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of New Jersey, 1896-98

Father: Daniel Griggs
Mother: Emeline Johnson
Wife: Carolyn Webster Brandt (m. 1874)
Wife: Laura Elizabeth Price (m. 1893)
Son: (two)
Daughter: (five)

    University: BA, Lafayette College (1868)

    Permanent Court of Arbitration (The Hague) (1901-08)
    US Attorney General (1898-1901)
    Governor of New Jersey (1896-98)
    New Jersey State Senate (1883-86)
    New Jersey State Official City Attorney, Paterson, NJ (1879-82)
    New Jersey State Assembly (1876-78)
    Member of the Board of American Locomotive Company
    Member of the Board of Bethlehem Steel
    Member of the Board of New York Telephone Company
    Member of the Board of Radio Corporation of America
    Griggs, Baldwin & Baldwin Partner
    Marconi Wireless Telegraph Corporation President
    Radio Corporation of America General Counsel
    New Jersey State Bar Association 1871
    Theta Delta Chi Fraternity

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