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John Smith Griffin

Born: Nov 23, 1807

Death: Feb 5, 1899

Birthplace: Castleton

Nationality: United States

John Smith Griffin

Date of Birth : Nov 23, 1807
Date of Death : Feb 5, 1899
Birth Place : Castleton

John Smith Griffin was an American missionary in Oregon Country who participated at the Champoeg Meetings that created the Provisional Government of Oregon in 1843. In Oregon he served as a tutor at Fort Vancouver and later organized a church on the Tualatin Plains in the Tualatin Valley.


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