John Patrick Higgins

John Patrick Higgins

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 2 Aug 1955 (aged 62)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial West Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 7497584 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Harvard University in 1917 and during World War I, served as an Ensign in the U.S. Navy, (1917-19). After the war, he was employed as a chemist (1919-22), studied law at Boston University Law School, was admitted to the bar in 1927 and commenced to practice law in Boston, Massachusetts. He was a member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives, (1929-34) and in 1935, was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fourth and Seventy-fifth Congresses and served until his resignation in 1937. After leaving Congress, he served as chief justice of the Superior Court of Massachusetts, until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 26 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7497584
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Patrick Higgins (19 Feb 1893–2 Aug 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7497584, citing Saint Joseph Cemetery, West Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .