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Lawyer

James Henry Higgins, American lawyer. Member development committee Governor Dummer Academy, South Byfield, Massachusetts; Fellow American Bar Foundation; member American (house of deals.

Background

Higgins, James Henry was born on February 11, 1910 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, United States. Son of James Henry and Ellen Frances (Maguire) Higgins.

Education

Student Phillips Exeter Academy, 1927-1928. Bachelor of Arts, Brown U., 1932. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1935.

Career

Admitted to Rhode Island bar, 1937. Practiced in Pawtucket, 1937-1943, Providence, 1943-1975. Associate firm Greenough, Lyman & Cross, 1943-1945, James L. Taft, 1945-1952.

Partner Higgins, Kingsley & Williamson, 1952-1955, Higgins, Cavanagh & Cooney, 1955-1975. Director Leonard Valve Company, Cranston, Rhode Island, Mays Manufacturing Company, Warwick, Rhode Island.

Membership

Member development committee Governor Dummer Academy, South Byfield, Massachusetts. Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member American (house of deals.

Clubs: Turks Head (president), Hope (Providence).

Connections

Married Betty Hall, May 26, 1939. Children: James Henry III, Barbara Hall (Mistress Thomas M. Rhine), Louis Hall.

father:
James Henry Higgins

mother:
Ellen Frances (Maguire) Higgins

spouse:
Betty Hall

children:
James Henry III Higgins

Barbara Hall Higgins (Mistress Thomas M. Rhine)

Louis Hall Higgins