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Joseph M GRIFFIN

Joseph M GRIFFIN

Male 1896 - 1975  (78 years)

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  • Name Joseph M GRIFFIN 
    Birth October 1896  CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Born 14 Oct 1896  32 Mattatuck Street, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Birth [1897]  CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 8 Jun 1900  53 Fifth Street, 4 Ward, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 28 Apr 1910  63 Fifth Street, 4 Ward, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 26 Feb 1926  St Thomas Seminary, Hartford, Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 11 Apr 1927  St Thomas' Seminary, Hartford, Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 23 Oct 1940  [6
    President St Thomas's Seminary, Bloomfield, Hartford, CT 
    Died 19 Jul 1975 
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      Rev Joseph M Griffin
      Birth: unknown
      Waterbury
      New Haven County
      Connecticut, USA
      Death: Jul. 19, 1975
      Waterbury
      New Haven County
      Connecticut, USA

      Age 78
      A devoted Roman Catholic priest, Monsignor Griffin was permanent rector of St. Rose Church in Meriden, CT for over 25 years. He was ordained in 1922 and first served as a teacher of English and history and later as president of St. Thomas Seminary in Hartford. He served on the CT Mission on Human Rights for 30 years, and as chairman of the State Prison Board. He served on the Society for the Propagation of the Faith. He was chairman of Meriden Library's Board of Directors and a meeting room there is named in his honor.

      Burial:
      New Saint Josephs Cemetery
      Waterbury
      New Haven County
      Connecticut, USA


    Person ID I10986  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 20 May 2007 

    Father John J GRIFFIN,   b. July 1860, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1940, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Mother Ellen E CRONIN,   b. 18 Nov 1863, Plymouth, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1927, St Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married [1890]  [1, 3
    Family ID F3191  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mother's obituary: Rev Thomas M Griffin.
      Sister's obituary: Rev Joseph M Griffin

  • Sources 
    1. [S144] Census, US Federal, 1900, Department of Commerce, (1900).

    2. [S647] Waterbury, CT Birth Register, City of Waterbury, CT.

    3. [S60] Census, US Federal, 1910, Department of Commerce, (1910).

    4. [S1214] Obituary of Ellen Griffin, Hartford Courant, (27 February 1926 p 5).

    5. [S763] Obituary of Ellen Cronin Griffin, Watebury American, (Tuesday 12 April 1927, Wednesday 13 April 1927).

    6. [S1206] Rev Joseph M Griffin's Father Dies in Waterbury, Hartford Courant, (24 October 1940 p 4).