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Nathaniel Moffitt Griffin, American urban planner.


Griffin, Nathaniel Moffitt was born on March 17, 1941 in Buffalo. Son of Dustin Hadley and Natalie Lyon (Moffitt) Griffin.


Bachelor, Washington and Lee University, 1964. Master in City Planning, Ohio State University, 1967.


Planner, Harland Bartholomew & Associations, St. Louis, 1967-1970;assistant director planning, City of Roanoke, Virginia, 1971-1972;publications associate, Urban Land Institute, Washington, 1973-1977;director planning, City of Little Rock, Arkansas, 1977-1984;senior vice president planning, Flake & Company, Little Rock, 1984-1986;vice president, Wichita Area Chamber of Commerce, Kansas, 1986-1988;acting chief operations officer, Downtown Action Corporation, Wichita, since 1989.


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    • Author: (with others) Industrial Development Handbook, 1975, Shopping Center Development Handbook, 1977. Managing editor: Mixed Use Development New Ways of Land Use, 1976.


Board of directors Convention Visitors Bureau, Wichita, since 1986. Member Capitol Zoning District Commission, Little Rock, 1977-1984. Secretary Updowntowners, Wichita, since 1986, Downtown Council, Wichita, 1987-1988.

Secretary, vestryman Christ Episcopalian Church, Little Rock, 1979-1986. Served with United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1961-1967. Member American Institute Certified Planners, Urban Land Institute (affiliate).


Married Jane Elizabeth Boudreau, July4, 1969. Children: Andrew, Natalie, James.

Dustin Hadley Griffin

Natalie Lyon (Moffitt) Griffin

Jane Elizabeth Boudreau

Andrew Griffin

Natalie Griffin

James Griffin