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Daniel Harris Giffen

Daniel Harris Giffen, American lawyer, educator. Bar: Ohio 1973. Recipient Kenyon English Prize scholarship, 1956; fellow Heritage Foundation, 1959-1960, National Trust, 1959-1961, 67, 73.


  • Giffen, Daniel Harris was born on February 11, 1938 in Zanesville, Ohio, United States. Son of Harris MacArtor and Anne Louise (Crawford) Giffen.

  • Education

    • AB, College of William and Mary, 1960. Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1962. Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1967.

      Testamur, University Exeter, England, 1971. Juris Doctor, Case Western Reserve University, 1973.


    • Corporation assistant University Pennsylvania Lippincott Library., Philadelphia, 1961-1963. Associate curator Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, 1963-1964. Secretary New Hampshire History Society, Concord, 1964-1969.

      Assistant director Syracuse (New York ) University Arents Research Library., 1969-1970. Private practice Cleveland, 1973-1999. Assistant professor law Cleveland State University, 1976-1979.

      Assistant professor Kent (Ohio) State University, 1980-1998, professor emeritus, since 1998. Editor Walter Drane Company, Cleveland, 1974-1976. Lecturer Monadnock Community College, Peterborough, New Hampshire, 1968-1969.

      Visiting scholar London Library., 1991-1992.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Ohio 1973.


    • Author: Adventures in Vermont, 1969, Adventures in Maine, 1969, New Hampshire Colony, 1970. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Honorary life member President's Council, College William and Mary, 1980. Fellow Saltire Society (Scotland). Member American Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, American Society Interior Design, American Association Museum, American Association State and Local Historians, National Trust, Society Architectural Historians, Masons, Shriners, Charles Rennie Macintosh Society(Scotland).


    • Married Jane Louise Cayford, November 23, 1963 (divorced 1970). Children: Sarah Louise, Thomas Harris. Married Linda Eastin, August 19, 1972.
    • father: Harris MacArtor Giffen
    • mother: Anne Louise (Crawford) Giffen
    • spouses: Jane Louise Cayford
    • Linda Eastin
    • children: Sarah Louise Giffen
    • Thomas Harris Giffen
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    Born February 11, 1938