John Wynne Griffith

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Birthday
1, 1763
Birthplace
Wales
Death Date
Jun 20, 1834 (71)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
1, 1763
Birthplace
Wales
Death Date
Jun 20, 1834 (71)

About

Whig Party politician and two-term Member of the United Kingdom Parliament. He represented the Denbigh Boroughs constituency of Wales from 1818 until 1826.

Before Fame

In 1818, he replaced Viscount Kirkwall as a Member of Parliament for the district of Denbigh Boroughs.

Trivia

A scientific enthusiast as well as a politician, he was knowledgeable in the lichenology sub-field of mycology (fungus biology).

Family Life

He was a native of Garn, North Wales.

Associated With

He was born in the same year as Wolfe Tone, a fellow British Isles politician and a founder of Irish Republicanism.