Log In

Levi Thomas Griffin

lawyer , congressman

Levi Thomas Griffin, American lawyer, congressman. member Congress to fill vacancy, Aug.

Background

Griffin, Levi Thomas was born on May 23, 1837 in Clinton, New York, United States. Son of Charles Nathaniel and Margery (Thomas) Griffin.

Education

Graduate University.

Career

Admitted to Michigan bar, 1858. Practiced at Detroit until second in command Lieutenant Michigan cavalry, December 18, 1862. Promoted Lieutenant adjunct captain, and bvtd. major March 13, 1865.

Returned to Detroit after war and practiced law. Fletcher professor of law, University of Michigan, 1886-1897. Candidate for justice Supreme Court, 1887, defeated.

Member Congress to fill vacancy, August 17, 1893, to March 4, 1895. Defeated for re-election.

Membership

Member Congress to fill vacancy, Aug.

Connections

father:
Charles Nathaniel Griffin

mother:
Margery (Thomas) Griffin