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Patricia King Griffith

Patricia King Griffith, American journalist. Recipient Silver Gavel award American Bar Association, 1978.

Background

  • Griffith, Patricia King was born on January 20, 1934 in San Francisco, California, United States. Daughter of Earl Beardsley and Frankie Mae (Kelly) King.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Stanford University, 1955.

    Career

    • Copy assistant, reporter Washington Post, 1956-1957, 60-64. Reporter San Francisco Examiner, 1957-1959. Washington bureau chief Monterey Herald and Toledo Blade, Washington, 1979-1981.

      Investigative reporter Monterey (California) Peninsula Herald, 1973-1979, city editor, 1981-1983, managing editor, 1983-1988. Washington bureau chief, White House correspondent Toledo Blade and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Washington, 1988-1999.

    Membership

    Board directors Lyceum of Monterey Peninsula, 1977-1979, All Saints Episcopal Day School, Carmel, California, 1977-1979, Monterey College Law, 1978-1979. Senior warden St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church, Carmel Valley, California, 1983-1984. Warden St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, Belfast, Maine, 2004-2005.

    Board directors Senior College University Maine Hutchinson Center, Belfast, since 2008, vice president, since 2010. Member of Stanford Alumni Association, National Press Club, Gridiron Club, Stanford Cap and Gown Society.

    Connections

    • Married Winthrop Gold Griffith, October 4, 1958 (divorced January 1986). Children: Kevin Winthrop, Christina Suzanne.
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    • 1955
      Stanford University
    • 1956 - 1957
      Copy assistant
    • 1957 - 1959
      reporter San Francisco Examiner
    • 1973 - 1979
      investigative reporter Monterey (California) Peninsula Herald
    • 1979 - 1981
      Washington bureau chief Monterey Herald and Toledo Blade
      Washington, United States
    • 1981 - 1983
      investigative reporter Monterey (California) Peninsula Herald
    • 1983 - 1988
      investigative reporter Monterey (California) Peninsula Herald
    • 1988 - 1999
      Washington bureau chief
      Washington, United States
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