James Griffin

 

 

Age: 85

 

Summary: longtime school board member who was often called "the first black statesman of St. Paul" when he became the first black deputy chief of St. Paul, Minnesota.

 

 

Cause of Death: Bladder cancer

 

Born: July 6, 1917

 

Died: November 23, 2002

 

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota