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Fundraiser

James J. Biggins, American fundraiser. President St. Edward Foundation, Elgin, 1986-1989; board directors Elgin Sports Hall of Fame, since 1985; chairman St. Joseph Hospital Foundation, Elgin, 1991; member advisory board St. Joseph Hospital, 1990-1994. Member American Association Fund-Raising Counsel (chairman 1981-1982, 91-92, board directors world fundraising 1994-1996), American Legion, Elks.

Background

Biggins, James J. was born on May 28, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John Martin and Nonie A. (Nolan) Biggins.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Marquette University, 1950.

Career

Regional sales manager, McGraw Edison, Elgin, Illinois, 1953-1960; associate counsel, American City Bureau, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, 1961-1963; senior counsel, American City Bureau, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, 1963-1968; regional manager, American City Bureau, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, 1968-1970; vice president, treasurer, American City Bureau, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, 1970-1972; executive vice president, treasurer, American City Bureau, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, 1972-1974; president, treasurer, American City Bureau, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, 1974-1985; chief Executive officer, American City Bureau, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, since 1985.

Membership

President St. Edward Foundation, Elgin, 1986-1989. Board directors Elgin Sports Hall of Fame, since 1985. Chairman St. Joseph Hospital Foundation, Elgin, 1991.

Member advisory board St. Joseph Hospital, 1990-1994. Member American Association Fund-Raising Counsel (chairman 1981-1982, 91-92, board directors world fundraising 1994-1996), American Legion, Elks.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, bowling, cross country skiing.

Connections

Married Carol Ann Fallis, January 29, 1966. Children: Leslie Ann, John Martin.

father:
John Martin Biggins

mother:
Nonie A. (Nolan) Biggins

spouse:
Carol Ann Fallis

child:
Leslie Ann Biggins

child:
John Martin Biggins