Griffin, Gilderoy Wells (1840-1891)
Griffin, Gilderoy Wells. An American lawyer and author; born in Louisville, Ky., in 1840. He was educated at Louisville University, and admitted to the bar in 1861. He was consul to Copenhagen in 1871; to the Samoan Islands in 1876; to Auckland, New Zealand, in 1879; and to Sydney, Australia, in 1884. He wrote: 'Studies in Literature' (1870); 'My Danish Days' (1875); 'New Zealand- Her Commerce and Resources' (1884); etc.
1. Biographical Dictionary and Synopsis of Books, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 1, 1902, page 234.
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