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Frank H. Griffin, American corporation official. Member board trustees, Drexel Institute Technology,; Member American Chemical Society, Franklin Institute, Sigma Xi, Kappa Sigma. Vestryman, Christ Church, Media, Pennsylvania.

Background

Griffin, Frank H. was born on July 16, 1886 in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of John and Nancy Hastings (Mills) Griffin.

Education

Student Drexel Institute Technology, 1903-1906. Doctor Engineering (honorary) Drexel Institute, 1947. B. S. Swarthmore College 1910.

M. S., Columbia 1916.

Career

Instructor in chemistry, Drexel Institute Technology and Hahnemann Medical College, 1909-1918. With American Viscose Corporation, Philadelphia, since 1918, as chemist, chief chemist, general manager, director of the corporation, vice-president and technical director since 1936. Director Delaware County National Bank American Insulator Corporation Director Delaware County (Pennsylvania) Chamber of Commerce, Manufacturers Association of Delaware County.

Membership

Member board trustees, Drexel Institute Technology. Member American Chemical Society, Franklin Institute, Sigma Xi, Kappa Sigma. Vestryman, Christ Church, Media, Pennsylvania.

Clubs: Rose Tree Fox Hunting, Racquet, Rittenhouse. As a pioneer in manufacture of rayon, formulated and perfected many procedures now in use.

Connections

Married Priscilla Cooper Goodwyn, April. Children: Adele (wife of James A. Sands), Frank Hastings, John Tyler, Priscilla Tyler.

father:
John Griffin

mother:
Nancy Hastings (Mills) Griffin

spouse:
Priscilla Cooper Goodwyn

children:
Adele Griffin (wife of James A. Sands)

Frank Hastings Griffin

John Tyler Griffin

Priscilla Tyler Griffin