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Gondulphus Graves was an American wizard and one of the original twelve Aurors for the Magical Congress of the United States of America. He was not one of the twelve to live to old age. The original twelve Aurors of MACUSA are held in high regard in and their descendants are given particular respect.
Percival Graves was an Auror, Director of Magical Security and head of MACUSA's Department of Magical Law Enforcement. He was President Seraphina Picquery's right hand man. In 1926 he was impersonated by the infamous Dark Wizard Gellert Grindlewald. It can be assumed that sometime in his youth Percival attended Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. It is unknown which house he was Sorted into.
Merton Graves was born in 1978 and was the cellist for the popular wizarding band The Weird Sisters.
|Gondulphus Graves||Auror of the Magical Congress of the United States of America|
|Percival Graves||Auror and right-hand man of the President of the MACUSA in the 1920s|
|Merton Graves||Cellist for the popular wizarding band The Weird Sisters|
It is also a French surname derived from the plural form of Old French grave, "gravel."