John King Griffin (1789 - 1841)

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Birthplace: Clinton, SC, USA
Death: Died in Clinton, SC, USA
Managed by: Kirsten Rose
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About John King Griffin

John King Griffin (August 13, 1789 – August 1, 1841) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.

Born near Clinton, South Carolina, Griffin pursued an academic course. He engaged as a planter. He served in the State house of representatives 1816–1819. He served as member of the State senate 1820–1824 and again in 1828.

Griffin was elected as a Nullifier to the Twenty-second through Twenty-fifth Congresses and reelected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1831 – March 3, 1841). He died near Clinton, South Carolina, August 1, 1841. He was interred in Little River Church Cemetery.

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John K. Griffin, US Congress's Timeline

August 31, 1789
Clinton, SC, USA
Age 23
Age 31
August 1, 1841
Age 51
Clinton, SC, USA
Old Little River Dominick Presbyterian Cemetery Kinards Laurens County South Carolina