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Sterling Frederick Higley
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Birth: 1873
Death: Apr., 1916
Glens Falls
Warren County
New York, USA

Will Audit Books of Glens Falls Every Year

Glens Falls--Mayor Edward Reed has announced that hereafer the municipal books will be audited every year.

At a meeting of the common council the question of appointing a successor to City Chamberlain 'Sterling F. Higley, who committed suicide was deferred. Councilman Wesley G. Brayton insisted that the chamberlain's bond should be for %50,000 in stead of $25,000, but the board decided to continue it at the present figure.

The funeral of Mr. Higley took place at the home, 13 Lincloln avenue, and in accordance with a request in a note he left in his office before ending his life, the funeral was private. The Rev. Oliver Shaw Newell conducted the service and burial was in Pine View Cemetery.
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OFFICIAL, SHORT, END LIFE

Glens Falls--Unable to meet shortage of $12,000 or more discovered in is accounts as City Chamberlain of Glens Falls, Sterling F. Higley committed suicide in the vault of his office on the main floor of City Hall by shooting himself in the head.

Higley in a note directed that his brother, H. H. Higley, President of the First nation Bank of Norwich, N.Y., be notified and that his funeral be private, with no flowers. Examiners have been making a search of the records of the office for some time.

(Source: The Brookfield Courier; Wed. 26 Apr 1916; pg ? col 4) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Walter Higley (1828 - 1896)
  Alice Catherine Wade Higley (1833 - 1924)
 
 Spouses:
  Charlotte Aurella White Higley (1871 - 1908)
  Ethel Dean Vallance Higley (1888 - 1967)*
 
 Children:
  Marion Higley Blauvelt (1902 - 1954)*
  Sterling Fredrick Higley (1905 - 1943)*
 
 Siblings:
  Viroqua Higley (1854 - 1875)*
  Homer Harvey Higley (1861 - 1928)*
  Sarah Alice Higley (1865 - 1946)*
  Mary Elizabeth Higley (1868 - 1955)*
  William W Higley (1869 - 1881)*
  Sterling Frederick Higley (1873 - 1916)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pine View Cemetery
Queensbury
Warren County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Jan Myers
Record added: Jul 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55412346
Sterling Frederick Higley
Added by: Leroy Higley
 
Sterling Frederick Higley
Added by: Jan Myers
 
Sterling Frederick Higley
Added by: Jan Myers
 
 
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