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Frank Wayland Higgins

In office
1905 – 1906
Lieutenant M. Linn Bruce
John Raines (acting)
Preceded by Benjamin Barker Odell, Jr.
Succeeded by Charles Evans Hughes

Born August 18, 1856(1856-08-18)
Rushford, New York
Died February 12, 1907 (aged 50)
Olean (city), New York
Political party Republican
Religion Episcopalian

Frank Wayland Higgins (August 18, 1856 Rushford, Allegany County, New York - February 12, 1907 Olean (city), Cattaraugus County, New York) was an American politician.


He was a delegate to the 1888 Republican National Convention, and a member of the New York State Senate from 1894 to 1902. He was Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1903 to 1904, elected in 1902; and Governor of New York from 1905 to 1906, elected in 1904.


  • [1] The Rep. nominees, in NYT on September 16, 1904

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Political offices
Preceded by
New York State Senate, 32nd District
1894 - 1895
Succeeded by
Preceded by
New York State Senate, 50th District
1896 - 1902
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Timothy L. Woodruff
Lieutenant Governor of New York
1903 - 1904
Succeeded by
M. Linn Bruce
Preceded by
Benjamin B. Odell, Jr.
Governor of New York
1905 - 1906
Succeeded by
Charles Evans Hughes


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