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Robert King High

mayor.

Robert King High, American mayor. Recipient numerous awards including Alianza Interamericana’s Man of Year award, Honorary Legion of Honor, international supreme council Order of De Molay; Order de Vasco Nunez de Baboa (Panama); Order Nacional at Merito (Ecuador); Order of Sun (Peru); Golden Cross of Honor (Austria). Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1944.; Member Civic Association (past president).

Background

High, Robert King was born on April 9, 1924 in Tullahoma, Tennessee, United States. Son of Lester and Kate (Holt) High.

Education

Student of University Chattanooga, Colorado State College Education, U. Miami. Bachelor of Laws, Stetson Law School, 1949.

Career

Admitted Florida bar, 1949. Practice law, Miami, Florida, since 1949. Mayor, Miami, since 1956.

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1944. Member Civic Association (past president).

Connections

Married Sara Faith Price, March 27, 1954. Children: Robert King, Holiday, Virginia, Valerie, Bonnie, Susan.

father:
Lester High

mother:
Kate (Holt) High

spouse:
Sara Faith Price

children:
Robert King High

Holiday High

Virginia High

Valerie High

Bonnie High

Susan High