Pattillo Higgins

Geologist, Deceased Person

1863 – 1955

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Who was Pattillo Higgins?

Pattillo Higgins was a businessman as well as a self-taught geologist. He earned the nickname the "Prophet of Spindletop" for his endeavors in the oil business, which accrued a fortune for many. He partnered to form the Gladys City Oil Gas and Manufacturing Company and later, established the Higgins Standard Oil Company.

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Born
Dec 5, 1863
Sabine Pass
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Texas
Died
Jun 5, 1955
San Antonio

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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