ADA Presidents Album
Doctor Giffen, of Detroit, became the sixty-first president of the Association at the 1923 meeting in Cleveland. There were 196 members of the House of Delegates and nine trustees. Doctor Giffen was in general practice in Detroit. He was recognized as an expert in denture construction. Doctor Giffen served as president of the Detroit Dental Society, the Michigan State Dental Society, and the Michigan State Board of Dental Examiners. He was born in Canada in 1866 and died in 1929
American Dental Association, "ADA President 1923-1924: William A. Giffen" (1977). ADA Presidents. 45.