Starting as a cub reporter, Frederick ultimately became a f eaturewriter for both The Toronto Daily Star and the Toront o Star Weekly. Hewas a reporter for 30 years. As their Wa r Correstondent he wasoverseas for five years covering near ly every phase of Canada'sfighting forces, including Dunkir k, Dieppe, Sicily, Italy, D-Day andNorthwest Europe. He i s a member of Canadian Newsreporters Hall ofFame, inducte d in 1977 and was the author of two books, "Soviet Scene"an d "Variety Show". Before coming to Canada in 1912 he had be en ajunior master in a boy's grammer school in Ireland. Fir st job inCanada was in the basement of Eaton's, a large dep artment store.
Father: John Gilmore GRIFFIN b: 23 Oct 1858 in Corrinary, County Monaghan or Liscalgot, Creggan Parish, Co. Armagh c: in Creggan
Mother: Eleanor Sarah PELAN b: Dec 1863 in Lurgen
Marriage 1 Luella FLOOD b: 29 Oct 1894 in Ontario, Canada
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