John Wynne Griffith

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John Wynne Griffith of Garn (1 April 1763 – 20 June 1834)[1] was a Welsh Whig[2] politician who served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Denbigh Boroughs from 1818 to 1826.[3] He was elected unopposed at the 1818 general election, re-elected in 1820 with 60 of the 110 votes cast, and did not stand again in 1826.[2]

He was also known as a lichenologist.[4]

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  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "D" (part 4)
  2. ^ a b Stooks Smith, Henry. (1973) [1844–1850]. Craig, F. W. S., ed. The Parliaments of England (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 596. ISBN 0-900178-13-2. 
  3. ^ R. G. Thorne, The House of Commons, 1790-1820, Volume 1 (1986), p. 495.
  4. ^ Journal of Botany, British and Foreign vol. 36 (1898), p. 16 (1863); https://archive.org/stream/journalofbotanyb36trim#page/16/mode/2up

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Viscount Kirkwall
Member of Parliament for Denbigh Boroughs
18181826
Succeeded by
Frederick Richard West