|| 1869 - 1936|
||1 Nov 1869
||16 Jun 1936
||Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
|Cause: Car Accident |
||66 years |
||Extended Families of Childress
||19 May 2013 |
||Emma Jane Griffin, b. 10 Aug 1874, AL , d. 2 May 1924 (49 years) |
| ||1. Minnie Florence Griffin, b. 28 Sep 1899, d. 3 May 1959, Corsicana, Navarro, TX (59 years)|
| ||2. Walter T Griffin, Jr., , |
| ||3. Bessie Elzoria Griffin, b. 2 May 1906, Purdon, Navarro County, TX , d. 16 Dec 1969, Killeen, Bell, Texas (63 years)|
| ||4. Thelma Inez Griffin, b. 26 Dec 1908, Purdon, Navarro County, TX , d. 17 Mar 1964, Kerens, Navarro, Texas (55 years)|
| ||5. Ruth Griffin, , |
| ||6. Joe William Griffin, b. 28 Apr 1892, Bell Co Texas , d. 23 Jan 1968, Dallas, Dallas, Texas (75 years)|
| ||7. Oscar Rufus Griffin, b. 17 Oct 1894, Navarro County, TX , d. 13 Dec 1956, At Home of Mrs LM Reagan (62 years)|
| ||8. Beulah Gertrude Griffin, b. 5 Nov 1896, d. 2 Jun 1961, Corsicana, Navarro, Texas (64 years)|
|Birth - 1 Nov 1869 - AL
- Political Leader Dies
When Car Overturns
Special to the News
CORSICANA, .Texas, June 17 — Funeral Services for W. T. (Buck) Griffin, 66, farmer of East Navarro County and political leader for years, who was killed instantly Tuesday night when his car overturned several times near Powell will be held here Thursday.
Passerby found his wrecked automobile soon after the crash. Griffin’s body and that of Mrs. Elsie Knipe of Corsicana were near the car. Mrs. Knipe is not expected to live. She received a broken arm and critical internal injuries.
Griffin formerly was chairman of the Navarro County Debt Conciliation Board, having been appointed by Gov. Miriam K Ferguson.
Surviving are five daughters, Mrs. A.D.Thomas of Overton. Mrs. Harve Travis nd Mrs. J.H Bruner of Corsicana, Mrs. Jack Cotton of Eunice. N. M. and Mrs Tommis Phillips of Kerens, four sons, Joe, Oscar and W.T. Griffin Jr. of Kerens, and Walter Griffin of Corsicana; four brothers and three sisters.
Dallas Morning News June 18, 1936
- Name: William Thomas Griffin
Death Date: 16 Jun 1936
Death Place: Corsicana, Navarro, Texas
Death Age: 66 years 7 months 15 days
Estimated Birth Date:
Birth Date: 01 Nov 1869
Marital Status: Divorced
Spouse's Name: Fannie Davis
Father's Name: R. M. Davis
Father's Birthplace: Don'T Know
Mother's Name: Loretta Reeves
Mother's Birthplace: Ala.
Place of Residence: Kererra, Texas
Cemetery: Oakwood Cemetery
Burial Date: 18 Jun 1936
Additional Relatives: X
Film Number: 2116937
Digital Film Number: 4166607
Image Number: 531
Reference Number: CN32492
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
- [S263] Dallas Morning News, 18 Jun 1936.
- [S192] Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.