Griff Takel was a Human male who served as governor of Esseles to the Galactic Republic and later the Galactic Empire. He was also the brother of Grand Admiral Miltin Takel. In 1 ABY, Takel was killed during a series of terrorist attacks that was considered to be the worst atrocities to hit the planet since the Algeran Faction attacks.
- CIS Shadowfeed Dispatch 14:9:15 Edition (First mentioned)
- "Galaxywide NewsNets"—Star Wars Adventure Journal 9
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- The Far Orbit Project
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