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 John Taylor Higginbotham

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John Taylor Higginbotham

Birth
Dublin, Erath County, Texas, USA
Death
20 Nov 1966 (aged 66)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID
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The Abilene Reporter-News 11/22/1966
John Taylor Higginbotham (1900-1966) TX
Dallas-Services for former Dublin native John T. Higginbotham, 66, whose name was synonymous with the dry goods business in Texas, were held Monday at 4 p.m. in the Highland Presbyterian Church here. Burial was in Hillcrest Mausoleum.
Mr. Higginbotham, a leader in the dry goods and hardware business in Texas, died Sunday in Dallas.
Mr. Higginbotham was chairman of the board of Higginbotham-Bailey Co., wholesale dry goods firm, and was president of Higginbotham-Pearlstone Hardware Co. and Higginbotham Bros. & Co., which operate general stores, lumber yards and an implement company.
He was a director of the First national Bank in Dallas, Dallas Power and Light Co., Brenham Cotton Co., De Leon Peanut Co. and Higginbotham-Bartlett Lumber Co.
Mr. Higginbotham, a native of Dublin, Erath County, moved to Dallas in 1914, when Higginbotham-Bailey was established. He was the son of Rufus T. Higginbotham.
He attended Terrill Preparatory School here, the University of Virginia and Texas A&M. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta social fraternity.
Survivors include his wife; a son, John T. Higginbotham Jr. of Dallas; three daughters, Miss Rosa Nell Higginbotham, Mrs. C. Edward Acker and Mrs. Stewart Campbell of Dallas; a brother, R. W. Higginbotham Jr. of Dallas; two sisters, Mrs. Robert H. Stewart of Dallas and Mrs. George Nalle of Austin, and five grandchildren.

The Abilene Reporter-News 11/22/1966
John Taylor Higginbotham (1900-1966) TX
Dallas-Services for former Dublin native John T. Higginbotham, 66, whose name was synonymous with the dry goods business in Texas, were held Monday at 4 p.m. in the Highland Presbyterian Church here. Burial was in Hillcrest Mausoleum.
Mr. Higginbotham, a leader in the dry goods and hardware business in Texas, died Sunday in Dallas.
Mr. Higginbotham was chairman of the board of Higginbotham-Bailey Co., wholesale dry goods firm, and was president of Higginbotham-Pearlstone Hardware Co. and Higginbotham Bros. & Co., which operate general stores, lumber yards and an implement company.
He was a director of the First national Bank in Dallas, Dallas Power and Light Co., Brenham Cotton Co., De Leon Peanut Co. and Higginbotham-Bartlett Lumber Co.
Mr. Higginbotham, a native of Dublin, Erath County, moved to Dallas in 1914, when Higginbotham-Bailey was established. He was the son of Rufus T. Higginbotham.
He attended Terrill Preparatory School here, the University of Virginia and Texas A&M. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta social fraternity.
Survivors include his wife; a son, John T. Higginbotham Jr. of Dallas; three daughters, Miss Rosa Nell Higginbotham, Mrs. C. Edward Acker and Mrs. Stewart Campbell of Dallas; a brother, R. W. Higginbotham Jr. of Dallas; two sisters, Mrs. Robert H. Stewart of Dallas and Mrs. George Nalle of Austin, and five grandchildren.


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