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Lawyer

Thomas Newell Griggs, American lawyer. Recipient Alumni Award of Merit, Carnegie Institute Technology.

Background

Griggs, Thomas Newell was born on May 20, 1903 in Bellevue, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Thomas Campbell and Christine (Newell) Griggs.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Carnegie Institute Technology, 1924. Juris Doctor, U. Pittsburgh, 1928.

Career

1 daughter, Eleanor Christine (Mistress Francis B. Nimick, Junior). Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1928. Partner Griggs, Moreland, Blair & Douglass, Pittsburgh President, director Island Properties, Inc.

Director member Executive Committee G.C. Murphy Company. Director Washington Oil Corporation, Morgan & Lindsey, Inc., Terry Farris Stores, Inc., M & L Equipment Company, M & L Realty Company, Morris Stores Corporation Chairman advising committee United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania.

Membership

Member Board of Governors Amen Corner. Member board director D.T. Watson Home for Crippled Children. Member American (member first board Junior Bar Conference), Allegheny Company (president, chairman of the executive committee), Pennsylvania (governor) bar associations, American Judiciary Society, American Law Institute, Engineers Society of Western Pennsylvania, University of Pittsburgh School Law Alumni Association (past president), Phi Kappa Psi, Theta Tau, Delta Theta Phi.

Clubs: Allegheny Country, Duquesne, Harvard-Yale-Princeton, Law, Tax (Pittsburgh), Edgeworth.

Connections

Married Anne Hathaway Kiskaddon, July 13, 1928.

father:
Thomas Campbell Griggs

mother:
Christine (Newell) Griggs

spouse:
Anne Hathaway Kiskaddon