Judge Cyrus Griffin

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Judge Cyrus Griffin

Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Farnham, Richmond County, Virginia, United States
Death: December 14, 1810 (62)
Yorktown, York County, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Williamsburg, VA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Captain Leroy Griffin and Mary Ann Ewell
Husband of Lady Christina Griffin
Father of Judge John Griffin; Mary Griffin; Louisa Mercer and Dr. Samuel Stuart Griffin
Brother of Elizabeth Betty Adams; Thomas Bertrand Griffin; William Griffin, Sr; Dr. Corbin Griffin; Col. Samuel Griffin, US Congress and 3 others
Half brother of Capt. Charles Ewell, III; Frances Ballentine; Charlotte Gallihue; Mary Ann Ewell; Maj. Bertrand Ewell and 2 others

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About Judge Cyrus Griffin

Cyrus Griffin was the last president of the Continental Congress.

Griffin was engaged in the private practice of law in Lancaster, Virginia from 1774 to 1777. He was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates and a delegate to the Continental Congress from 1778 to 1781, and again from 1787 to 1788, serving as an appeals court judge in the interim. He served as President of Congress from January to November 1788. He resigned after the ratification of the United States Constitution rendered the old Congress obsolete. He was later a United States federal judge.


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Judge Cyrus Griffin's Timeline

July 16, 1748
Farnham, Richmond County, Virginia, United States
July 16, 1748
Richmond, Virginia, United States
April 20, 1771
Age 22
Age 25
Age 30
Age 32
December 14, 1810
Age 62
Yorktown, York County, Virginia, United States
Williamsburg, VA, USA