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Naval officer

Robert Melville Griffin, American naval officer. Awarded Navy Cross, World War (service overseas); Legion Merit with star for second award. Officer, Order of the Crown (Belgium). Club: Chevy Chase.

Background

Griffin, Robert Melville was born on May 23, 1890 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Robert Stanislaws and Helena (Laube) Griffin.

Education

Student Swavely Preparatory School, 1906-1907, Bachelor of Science, Naval Academy, 1911, post-graduate work, 1916-1917.

Career

And advanced through the grades to v. admiral as commander Naval Forces Far East. Retired 1951; president Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, from 1951.

Membership

Club: Chevy Chase.

Connections

Married Mary McKay Hemming, December 16, 1924. Children: Patricia Hemming (Mistress.

father:
Robert Stanislaws Griffin

mother:
Helena (Laube) Griffin

spouse:
Mary McKay Hemming

child:
Patricia Hemming (Mrs Griffin