John Griffin

John Griffin is a name shared by the following individuals:

ports personalities

*John Charles Griffin (born 1911), American boxer known as Corn Griffin; fought James Braddock in 1934 bout depicted in "Cinderella Man"
*John Griffin (defensive back) (born 1939), American Football League player; career in the NFL and the AFL lasted from 1963 to 1967
*John-Ford Griffin (born 1979), American Major League Baseball outfielder whose professional career began in 2001

Others

*John Griffin Griffin, 4th Baron Howard de Walden (1719–1797), English nobleman; held numerous military offices; field marshal in 1796
*John Griffin (judge) (1774/1779–after 1823), American jurist and member of the Michigan Territorial Supreme Court 1806–23
*John K. Griffin (1789–1841), American political figure; Nullifier/Democrat from South Carolina; U.S. Congress 1831–41
*John Smith Griffin (1807–1899), American missionary in Oregon Country; participated in 1843 meetings resulting in creation of Oregon
*John W. Griffin (archaeologist) (1919–1993), American historian; career in Florida; St. Augustine Historical Society; National Park Service
*John Howard Griffin (1920–1980), American journalist and novelist; author of "Black Like Me"; recipient of 1964 Pacem in Terris Award
*John W. Griffin (politician) (1927–2006), American local political figure; Ohio farmer and perennial candidate for four decades
*John Arnold Griffin III (1928–2008), American bop and hard bop tenor saxophonist best known as Johnny Griffin or "Little Giant"

=See also=
*John Griffin Carlisle (1834–1910), American political figure; Democrat from Kentucky; U.S. Congress 1877–89; U.S. Senator 1890–93
*Griffin (surname)


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