1783 - 11/30/1857

GRIFFIN, Joseph, a Representative from Luzerne County; born, circa 1783; farmer; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1838); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1839); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1840); president, Lackawanna County Republican Convention (1857); died, November 30, 1857 in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; interred, Griffen Cemetery, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. 

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