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Capitalist , soldier

Simon Goddell Griffin, American capitalist, soldier. Served in Union army from 1st battle of Bull Run to Appomattox, beginning as private and becoming, April 2, 1865, brevetted major general of vols.

Background

Griffin, Simon Goddell was born on August 9, 1824 in Nelson, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Nathan and Sally (Wright) Griffin.

Education

Reared on farm; became teacher. Later member legislature. Admitted to N.H. bar, 1860.

Career

Major general of vols.

Membership

Served in Union army from 1st battle of Bull Run to Appomattox, beginning as private and becoming, April 2, 1865, brevetted major general of vols.

Connections

father:
Nathan Griffin

mother:
Sally (Wright) Griffin