Dorothy Porter Griffin

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Meade Felix Griffin
Citizen - Soldier - Churchman
Mar. 17, 1894 - June 3, 1974

Dorothy Porter Griffin
Apr. 16, 1902 - Sept. 17, 1985
Austin, Texas

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County Attorney, Swisher County, Texas 1919 - 1920
County Judege, Hale County, Texas 1923 - 1926
District Attorney, 64th Judicial District 1927 - 1934
Associate Justice, the Supreme Court of Texas 1949- 1968
Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals 1969
Staff Legal Assistant, Attorney General of Texas, 1969 - 1971

First Officer Training Camp, Leon Springs, Texas, August 15, 1917 - Infantry Captain
Lt. Col. Infantry - Chief Prosecution Section War Crimes Branch, U. S. Army Wiesbaden, Germany, 1945
Retired Colonel JAGG, U. S. Army 1953

Lay Reader Episcopal Church 1921 - 1971
Full Name: Dorothy Porter Griffin
Location: Section:Republic Hill, Section 2 (C2)
Row:M  Number:14
Reason for Eligibility: Wife of Meade F. Griffin 
Birth Date: April 16, 1902 
Died: September 17, 1985 
Burial Date: September 18, 1985 

GRIFFIN, DOROTHY PORTER (1902 ~ 1985). Dorothy Porter Griffin, wife of Meade Felix Griffin, was born in Austin, Texas on April 16, 1902. She was the daughter of the Reverend David Knox Porter and Claude Scott Porter. Mr. Porter was pastor of the Hotchkiss Methodist Church, which was a forerunner of the present University United Methodist Church.

In 1926, she was a graduate in Public School Music from Northwestern University, and a 1945 graduate from New York University in Guidance and Personnel. She married Judge Meade F. Griffin, of the Texas Supreme Court in 1950.

Mrs. Griffin was past president of The American History Club, The Women's Symphony League, the Women of St. David's Church, The Austin State Official Ladies and was president of Stephen F. Austin Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. She was a member of the Pan American Round Table, The Austin Lawyers' Wives Club and The Austin Women's Club. She was a past member of the National Corporation of Save the Children Federation and a member of DAR Chapter of Andrew Carthorse Chapter.

Information taken from Texas State Cemetery file materials.

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