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Dossie Marion Wiggins

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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.

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