Percy Wilfred Griffiths was born on March 30, 1893 in Taylor, PA. He was a student at the Bloomsburg State Normal School from 1913 until his graduation in 1916. After the war, Griffiths attended Pennsylvania State University where he graduated in 1921. He then attended Columbia University in New York and graduated in 1930. Griffiths held athletic coaching positions in several colleges and engaged as an automobiles salesman in Marietta, Ohio. He later became a Republican representative from Ohio in the United States Congress from 1943-1949. Griffiths died on June 12, 1983 in Clearwater, FL.
Photograph of an engrossing (dated 1918) by artist P. W. Costello. The engrossing depicts a Roll of Honor acknowledging members of the Benevolent Protective Order of the Elks, Lodge No. 1057 (Jersey Shore, Pa.) who served in the United States Armed Froces.