08/21/1910 - 05/26/1969

GRIFFITHS, Edward J., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, August 21, 1910 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, West Philadelphia High School, LL.B, University of Pennsylvania; honorary degrees: Wheaton College, King's College and Beaver College (now Arcadia University); attorney; member, Henry and Griffiths law firm; member, 46th Ward Republican Executive Committee; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican for the 1947 term; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House for the 1949 term; elected, judge, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia (1953-1969); died, May 26, 1969 in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska; interred, Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

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