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James Henry Higgins, American banker. Member of Executive Committee Allegheny Conference Community Development; member Wilson Council Woodrow Wilson International Center Scholars, Washington. With United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1945. Member Association Reserve City Bankers (former president)., Allegheny Country Club, Edgeworth Club, Duquesne Club, Rolling Rock Club, Links (New York City).

Background

Higgins, James Henry was born on February 28, 1916 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Henry Bertram and Helen (Agnew) Higgins.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1939.

Career

With, Bank of Manhattan Company. New York City, 1939-1941, 46-50; assistant treasurer, Bank of Manhattan Company. New York City, 1950; assistant vice president, Mellon Bank N.A., Pittsburgh, 1951-1954; vice president, Mellon Bank N.A., Pittsburgh, 1954-1965; senior vice president, Mellon Bank N.A., Pittsburgh, 1965-1968; executive vice president, Mellon Bank N.A., Pittsburgh, 1968-1971; president, board directors, Mellon Bank N.A., Pittsburgh, 1971-1974; chairman, chief Executive officer, Mellon Bank N.A., Pittsburgh, 1974-1981; chairman emeritus, Mellon Bank N.A., since 1981; board directors, chairman, Mellon National Corporation, 1974-1981; retired, Mellon National Corporation, 1981.

Membership

Member of Executive Committee Allegheny Conference Community Development. Member Wilson Council Woodrow Wilson International Center Scholars, Washington. With United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1945.

Member Association Reserve City Bankers (former president)., Allegheny Country Club, Edgeworth Club, Duquesne Club, Rolling Rock Club, Links (New York City).

Connections

Married Elysabeth C. Barbour, February 3, 1945. Children: Elysabeth Higgins Miller, James Henry III, Hilary Higgins Parker.

father:
Henry Bertram Higgins

mother:
Helen (Agnew) Higgins

spouse:
Elysabeth C. Barbour

child:
Elysabeth Higgins Miller Higgins

child:
Hilary Higgins Parker Higgins

child:
James Henry III Higgins