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Frederick Griffin (–1946)

Author of Soviet Scene

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FREDERICK SAMUEL GILMORE GRIFFIN, b. March 05, 1889, Newry, County Down, Ireland; d. January 15, 1946

Starting as a cub reporter, Frederick ultimately became a feature writer for both The Toronto Daily Star and the Toronto Star Weekly. He was a reporter for 30 years. As their War Correspondent he was overseas for five years covering nearly every phase of Canada's fighting forces, including Dunkirk, Dieppe, Sicily, Italy, D-Day and Northwest Europe. He is a member of Canadian Newsreporters Hall of Fame, inducted in 1977 and was the author of two books, "Soviet Scene" and "Variety Show".

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