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James Henry Higgins was American banker. Member 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, 1950. Assistant vice president Mellon Bank N.A., Pittsburgh, 1951-1954, vice president, 1954-1965, senior vice president, 1965-1968, executive vice president, 1968-1971, president, board directors, 1971-1974, chairman, chief executive officer, 1974-1981, chairman emeritus, 1981-1998. Board directors, chairman Mellon National Corporation, 1974-1981, retired, 1981.

Membership

Member 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

children:
Elysabeth Higgins Miller Higgins

James Henry III Higgins

Hilary Higgins Parker Higgins