Name: Roy Neil Griffin
Date of Birth: 1881
Date of Death: 08/18/1941
Location of Death: Bexar County, Texas
CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH
Special Agents Roy Griffin and Marvin Pedlar had seized an illicit still on the outskirts of San Antonio, TX. As the agents began dismantling and carrying off the main components for destruction, Agent Griffin was shot and killed from ambush by bootlegger John Mock. Mock was later arrested, convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment.
Agent Griffin joined the Alcohol Tax Unit on 1/20/1936.
Agent Griffin was born in Knoxville, AR. He was survived by his wife, their son, Roy, Jr., and a daughter.