Griffin, Edmund D., Rev. (M)

b. 10 September 1804. d. 31 August 1830. Nationality: American. VIAF.
Poet, clergyman, and professor. Born in Wyoming, Pennsylvania, but moved to New York with his family at the age of 2. Educated at Columbia College and the General Seminary of the Protestant Episcopal Church. Ordained a deacon in 1826. Travelled to France, Netherlands, England, Scotland, Switzerland, and Italy (1828-1830). Returned to the United States and became a professor of history and composition at Columbia College. Biographical information: *WorldCat*; *Remains of the Rev. Edmund D. Griffin*, G. & G. & H Carvill et. al., 1831; William B. Sprague, D. D., *Annals of the American Pulpi; or Commemorative Notices of Distinguished American Clergymen of Various Denominations*, vol. 5, Robert Carter & Brothers, 1861, p. 669-72. (AC, CC).

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Farewell to Italy 1832-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 11183