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John Clark Higgins

consul

John Clark Higgins, American consul. Member American Guernsey Breeders Cattle.

Background

Higgins, John Clark was born on August 17, 1838 in Linden Hill, St. George’s, Delaware, United States. Son of Anthony Madison and Sarah Clark (Corbit) Higgins.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Delaware College, 1856.

Career

Farmer, a founder of vulcanized fibre industry, Wilmington. Master Delaware Grange, 1890-1894, lecturer, 1886-1890. Became consul at Dundee, Scotland, 1897.

Republican nominee for government of Delaware, 1896. Trustee Delaware College.

Membership

Member American Guernsey Breeders Cattle.

Connections

Married Elizabeth C. Reybold, December 13, 1860.

father:
Anthony Madison Higgins

mother:
Sarah Clark (Corbit) Higgins

spouse:
Elizabeth C. Reybold