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Robert P. Griffin

AKA Robert Paul Griffin

Born: 6-Nov-1923
Birthplace: Detroit, MI
Died: 16-Apr-2015
Location of death: Traverse City, MI
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Congregationalist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Judge
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Michigan, 1966-79

Military service: US Army (71st Infantry, 1943-46)

Wife: Marjorie Jean Anderson ("Marge", m. 10-May-1947, three sons, one daughter)
Son: Paul
Son: Richard A. Griffin (judge, b. 15-Apr-1952)
Son: Jim
Daughter: Jill

    High School: Fordson High School, Dearborn, MI
    University: Central Michigan College (1947)
    Law School: University of Michigan Law School (1950)

    Michigan State Supreme Court (1987-94)
    Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone Senior Counsel (1979-87)
    US Senator, Michigan (appointed, 11-May-1966 to 2-Jan-1979)
    US Congressman, Michigan 9th (3-Jan-1957 to 10-May-1966, resigned)
    Williams, Griffin & Thompson
    Murchie, Calcutt & Griffin
    American Bar Association
    American Enterprise Institute Visiting Fellow
    American Judicature Society Board of Directors (1981-86)
    American Legion
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Gerald R. Ford Foundation Trustee
    Kiwanis Club
    State Bar of Michigan 1950

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