Gen. Lewis L. Griffin

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Title:Gen. Lewis L. Griffin

ca. 1860. Lewis Lawrence Griffin, the founder of Griffin and the man for whom it is named. He was born in South Carolina in 1794 and died in Aberdeen, Miss. in 1867. He served in the Ga. militia; was a businessman, banker, railroad man. He purchased about 800 acres of land and laid out the city with land reserved for schools, churches, parks, other public use.

Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Portraits--Georgia--Spalding County | United States, Georgia, Spalding County, 33.2608685, -84.2841597
Collection:Vanishing Georgia
Institution:Digital Library of Georgia
Contributors:Georgia Archives
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