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James H. Griffin, American engineer. Served as captain 5th United States Engineers, 1917-1918; Member American Association Engineers (national president, 1931-1932), American Society of Civil Engineers, Society American Military Engineers (president, New York City post), American Legion (post commander), Phi Gamma Delta.

Background

Griffin, James H. was born on September 3, 1889 in Fort Edward, New York, United States. Son of James J. and Sarah (Stevens) Griffin.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, Union College, 1912.

Career

Mistress Robert J. O’Connell). Surveyor and field engineer, barge canal department State of New York, Waterford, 1912-1913. With Public Service Commission, 1st district, State New York, and successor bodies, Transit Commission and Board Transportation, City of New York, since 1913, junior engineer, 1913-1917, assistant engineer, 1917-1939, division engineer, 1939-1945, deputy chief engineer, 1945. chief engineer, since 1945.

Membership

Served as captain 5th United States Engineers, 1917-1918. Member American Association Engineers (national president, 1931-1932), American Society of Civil Engineers, Society American Military Engineers (president, New York City post), American Legion (post commander), Phi Gamma Delta. Clubs: The Engineers, New York Railroad.

Connections

Married Dorothy Van Valkenburgh, May 25, 1918.

father:
James J. Griffin

mother:
Sarah (Stevens) Griffin

spouse:
Dorothy Van Valkenburgh