Frank Wayland Higgins

Frank Wayland Higgins

Birth
Rushford, Allegany County, New York, USA
Death 12 Feb 1907 (aged 50)
Olean, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA
Burial Olean, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 6846488 · View Source
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New York Governor. Graduating from Riverview Military Academy in 1873, he worked in the oil industry and was involved in the family’s grocery business. Entering politics, he was a member of the New York State Senate, (1896-1902) and Lieutenant Governor of New York, (1903-05). In 1905, he was elected as a Republican the 35th Governor of New York, serving until 1907, when he left office due to ill heath and died of heart disease shortly thereafter. During his time in office, state election laws were improved, state expenditures were controlled; and insurance legislation was revised.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 6846488
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Wayland Higgins (18 Aug 1856–12 Feb 1907), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6846488, citing Mount View Cemetery, Olean, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .