GRIFFIN, JOSEPH HOWARD - Grady County, Georgia | JOSEPH HOWARD GRIFFIN - Georgia Gravestone Photos

Joseph Howard GRIFFIN

Griffin Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Grady County,

2 Feb 1891 - 30 Dec 1980

Dr. Joseph Griffin was a black physician. In 1935 he began practicing medicine in Bainbridge, Georgia. He built a 50-bed hospital and established the Southwestern Medical Society. In honor of south Georgia's first black physician, the Dr. Joseph H. Griffin Memorial Gardens was created.

Husband of Elaine Johnson Griffin
Son of Dr. Robert D & Mary Watson Griffin

Contributed on 2/15/21 by tombstonechavers
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Submitted: 2/15/21 • Approved: 2/15/21 • Last Updated: 2/15/21 • R1641-G0

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