Andrew Jackson Higgins

Judge

1921 –

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Who is Andrew Jackson Higgins?

Andrew Jackson Higgins was a judge on the Supreme Court of Missouri between 1979 and 1991, and its Chief Justice from 1985 to 1987. Previously, he had served as a commissioner for the Supreme Court between 1964 and 1979, and as Circuit Court Judge for Platte County from 1960 to 1964.

Zel Fischer, a current Judge of the Supreme Court of Missouri, clerked for Judge Higgins from 1988 to 1989; Judge Higgins administered Judge Fischer's oath.

After retiring from the bench, Judge Higgins became an advocate against plans to change the way Missouri selects its judges.

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Born
Jun 21, 1921
Platte City
Religion
  • Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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