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Elmore Fitzpatrick Higgins

Elmore Fitzpatrick Higgins, American banker. Served as.


  • Higgins, Elmore Fitzpatrick was born on October 21, 1882 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Simeon Shy and Rosalie Virginia (Fitzpatrick) Higgins.

  • Education

    • Educated grammar school, Montgomery, Alabama.


    • 1 daughter, Ann Prentice. Began as a boy in employ of Merchants & Planters National Bank of Montgomery and after various mergers, resigned from First National Bank to join Fourth National Bank, 1912. Assistant bank examiner, New Orleans Clearing House Association, 1912-1914.

      Then nat. examiner in Georgia, western Pennsylvania and Chicago, Illinois, advancing to chief nat. bank examiner 6th Federal Reserve District, at Atlanta. Became connected in 1919 with National Bank of Commerce, New York City, as assistant cashier, later vice president. Vice president Bank of America, New York, 1926, and when it was absorbed by the National City Bank, was made vice president of the latter.

      President National Bank of Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1932-1933. Vice president National City Bank of New York, 1933-1938. President Royal Crown Bottling Corporation of Westchester, New Rochelle, New York, since 1932.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Served as.


    • Married Mary Shepherd Knowles, November 12, 1912 (died 1924).; married second, Catherine Prentice McMillan, August 15, 1927. Children: Mary Knowles, Elmore Fitzpatrick, Roberta Shepherd.
    • father: Simeon Shy Higgins
    • mother: Rosalie Virginia (Fitzpatrick) Higgins
    • spouses: Mary Shepherd Knowles
    • Catherine Prentice McMillan
    • children: Mary Knowles Higgins
    • Elmore Fitzpatrick Higgins
    • Roberta Shepherd Higgins
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    Born October 21, 1882
    Died March 27, 1941
    (aged 58)