Frank W. Higgins

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Frank W. Higgins
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35th Governor of New York
In office
January 1, 1905 – December 31, 1906
Lieutenant M. Linn Bruce
John Raines (acting)
Preceded by Benjamin Barker Odell, Jr.
Succeeded by Charles Evans Hughes
Personal details
Born Frank Wayland Higgins
(1856-08-18)August 18, 1856
Rushford, New York, U.S.
Died February 12, 1907(1907-02-12) (aged 50)
Olean, New York, U.S.
Political party Republican
Religion Episcopalian

Frank Wayland Higgins (August 18, 1856 – February 12, 1907) was an American politician. He was a delegate to the 1888 Republican National Convention.

He was a member of the New York State Senate from 1894 to 1902, sitting in the 117th, 118th (both 32nd D.), 119th, 120th, 121st, 122nd, 123rd, 124th and 125th New York State Legislatures (all seven 50th D.).

He was Lieutenant Governor of New York from 1903 to 1904, elected at the New York state election, 1902; and Governor of New York from 1905 to 1906, elected at the New York state election, 1904.


  • [1] The Rep. nominees, New York Times, September 16, 1904

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New York State Senate
Preceded by
James T. Edwards
New York State Senate
32nd District

Succeeded by
George R. Malby
Preceded by
new district
New York State Senate
50th District

Succeeded by
Albert T. Fancher
Political offices
Preceded by
Timothy L. Woodruff
Lieutenant Governor of New York
Succeeded by
M. Linn Bruce
Preceded by
Benjamin B. Odell, Jr.
Governor of New York
Succeeded by
Charles Evans Hughes