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John Clark Higgins

John Clark Higgins, American consul. Member American Guernsey Breeders Cattle.


  • Higgins, John Clark was born on August 17, 1838 in Linden Hill, St. George’s, Delaware, United States. Son of Anthony Madison and Sarah Clark (Corbit) Higgins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, Delaware College, 1856.


    • Farmer, a founder of vulcanized fibre industry, Wilmington. Master Delaware Grange, 1890-1894, lecturer, 1886-1890. Became consul at Dundee, Scotland, 1897.

      Republican nominee for government of Delaware, 1896. Trustee Delaware College.


    Member American Guernsey Breeders Cattle.


    • Married Elizabeth C. Reybold, December 13, 1860.
    • father: Anthony Madison Higgins
    • mother: Sarah Clark (Corbit) Higgins
    • spouse: Elizabeth C. Reybold
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    Born August 17, 1838
    Died 1924
    (aged 85)