(26 June – 17 May 1982) was an Australian politician. Born in Jesmond, New South Wales, he attended public schools and became a railwayman with New South Wales Railways, rising to become an official in the Australian Railways Union. He was appointed to the Australian Labor Party's New South Wales Executive before his election to the Australian House of Representatives in as the member for the new seat of Shortland. He held the seat until his retirement in Griffiths died in
Lieutenant-General Charles Griffiths (3 August – 31 May 1829, Knightsbridge, London, England) was a British soldier, foster brother to Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, Lieutenant-General and Governor of Yarmouth Castle, Isle of Wight.