Thomas Griffitts

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Thomas Griffitts (died 1746) was Mayor of Philadelphia on three occasions.

Griffitts was born in Cork, Ireland and emigrated to Philadelphia via Jamaica. He was a provincial councillor from 1733 to 1742. He was Mayor of Philadelphia in 1729-1731, 1733–1734, and 1737-1738. He also served as Judge of the Supreme Court from 1739 to 1743.[1]

Griffitts married Mary Norris, daughter of Isaac Norris. He was a Quaker. He died in Philadelphia.

Preceded by
Thomas Lawrence
Mayor of Philadelphia
7 Oct. 1729 - 6 Oct. 1731
Succeeded by
Samuel Hasell
Preceded by
Samuel Hasell
Mayor of Philadelphia
2 Oct. 1733 - 1 Oct. 1734
Succeeded by
Thomas Lawrence
Preceded by
Clement Plumsted
Mayor of Philadelphia
4 Oct. 1737 - 3 Oct. 1738
Succeeded by
Anthony Morris