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physician , Surgeon

Joseph Franklin Griggs, American physician, surgeon. Diplomate National Board Medical Examiners. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Union of Concerned Scientists, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Association Planned Parenthood Physicians.

Background

Griggs, Joseph Franklin was born on January 30, 1908 in Tacoma. Son of Joseph Franklin and Alice Emily (Van Gorder) Griggs.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Michigan, 1933.

Career

Intern Alameda County Hospitals, California, 1933-1934. College physician The Claremont (California) Colleges, 1937-1940. Researcher, educator Claremont, 1947-1971.

Clinical physician Planned Parenthood Clinics, Claremont and Pomona, California, 1962-1978. Managing director Claremont Medical Research Foundation, Inc., 1948-1962. President The Claremont Foundation, Inc., 1962-1985.

Visiting professor biological science Scripps College, Claremont, 1949, 59-69.

Achievements

  • Diplomate National Board Medical Examiners.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Union of Concerned Scientists, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Association Planned Parenthood Physicians.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: theater, book reviews, continuing education.

Connections

Married Jeannette Speiden, August 8, 1936 (deceased December 1975). Children: Joseph Junior, David Norman, Sylvia Jean Baker.

father:
Joseph Franklin Griggs

mother:
Alice Emily (Van Gorder) Griggs

spouse:
Jeannette Speiden

child:
Joseph Junior Griggs

child:
David Norman Griggs

child:
Sylvia Jean Baker Griggs