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Dossie Marion Wiggins

Dossie Marion Wiggins, American banker. Recipient Distinguished Alumni award Hardin-Simmons U. Member coordinating board Texas College and University Systems, 1965-1969. Board of directors Texas Technology U. Foundation; Member Lubbock Chamber of Commerce (president 1963-1964), West Texas Chamber of Commerce (director 1960-1966), Philosophical Society Texas, Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Delta Theta.; Mason.

Background

  • Wiggins, Dossie Marion was born on December 9, 1895 in Crowley, Louisiana, United States. Son of Robert Bruce and Ruth A. (Jordan) Wiggins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Hardin Simmons U., 1919, Doctor of Laws, 1943. Master of Arts, Yale, 1926, Doctor of Philosophy., 1930. Doctor of Laws, Texas Technology U., 1952.

    Career

    • Dean, Hardin Simmons U., 1926-1935. President University Texas, El Paso, 1935-1948. President Texas Technology U., 1948-1952.

      Vice president Citizens National Bank of Lubbock (Texas), 1952-1954, executive vice president, 1954-1959, president 1959-1961, chairman of the executive committee, 1961-1963, director, 1952-1978. Vice president, president Junell-Wiggins Broadcasting Corps., West, Texas, from 1960. Director Texas Commerce Bank, Lubbock.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Baptist

    Membership

    Member coordinating board Texas College and University Systems, 1965-1969. Board of directors Texas Technology U. Foundation. Member Lubbock Chamber of Commerce (president 1963-1964), West Texas Chamber of Commerce (director 1960-1966), Philosophical Society Texas, Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Delta Theta.

    Connections

    • Married Winnie Lee Kinard, May 7, 1918.
    • father: Robert Bruce Wiggins
    • mother: Ruth A. (Jordan) Wiggins
    • spouse: Winnie Lee Kinard
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    Born December 9, 1895
    Died September 2, 1978
    (aged 82)
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