The Very Reverend Victor Gilbert Benjamin Griffin (Dean Griffin) was born on May 24, 1924, in Carnew, County Wicklow and died on January 11, 2017.
He was a Church of Ireland (Anglican) priest, theologian and author.
He was educated at Kilkenny College and Trinity College, Dublin, where he was elected a scholar and awarded the Luce, Bernard, Wray and Macren prizes for philosophy and metaphysical studies.
Griffin was ordained in 1948.
Griffin held curacies at St Augustine’s in Derry then at Christ Church, in the same city.
Griffin became Rector of Christ Church in 1957, serving until 1969.
Griffin was also Prebendary of Howth in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin (1962-1968) then Dean from 1969 until 1991.
Victor Griffin was the author of several books.
Victor lived in retirement in Limavady, Northern Ireland.
Victor Griffin passed away at 92 years old.