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David Burton Griffin
Lieutenant, United States Navy
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From a contemporary press report:

David Burton Griffin, age 87, of  Sterling,  Virginia,  died  on  Monday,  January  26, 2004, following a massive stroke at Loudoun  Hospital Center in Leesburg, Virginia. 

Born on November 16, 1916 in Garden City, Louisiana, to the late David B., Sr.  and Florence Boyle Griffin. He grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, Louisville, Kentucky, and Washington,  D.C.

David  attended  Hargrave  Military  Academy  in  Chatham,  Virginia.  Upon  graduating from the University of  Virginia in 1940, he  entered the United States Navy. He served in World War II and the Korean War.

Following a brief career in the Navy, he worked for Monroe Business Machines and  later joined theVictor Comptometer Corporation from where he retired in 1975 after nearly 17 years.

David was a member at Fort Belvoir, where he played golf almost daily until he was
 nearly 80 years old. He was also an avid reader.

David was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred, of 36 years and his brother, Beverly M. Griffin. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Linda G. and Alan E. Posey and two grandchildren, Kevin Alan Posey and Alyson Lee Posey, all of Herndon, Virginia

Funeral services with full military honors will be held on Friday, March 5 at 11 a.m. at Fort Myer Chapel at Arlington National Cemetery, where interment will immediately follow. The family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to the Loudoun Hospital Center, 44045 Riverside Pkwy., Leesburg, Virginia 20176.



GRIFFIN, DAVID BURTON JR
LT   US NAVY
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 09/20/1950 - 05/01/1956
DATE OF BIRTH: 11/16/1916
DATE OF DEATH: 01/26/2004
DATE OF INTERMENT: 03/05/2004
BURIED AT: SECTION 70  SITE 226
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

GRIFFIN, MILDRED V
DATE OF BIRTH: 04/21/1920
DATE OF DEATH: 04/24/1993
DATE OF INTERMENT: 03/05/2004
BURIED AT: SECTION 70  SITE 226
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WIFE OF GRIFFIN, DAVID BURTON JR LT US NAVY


Posted: 11 July 2004