GEORGE W. HIGGINS
George W. Higgins, one of the highly esteemed business residents of Piqua, where he is a member of the drug firm of Hedges & Higgins, is a native of Shelby county, Ohio, and a son of J. G. and Elizabeth (Knox) Higgins. His education was secured in the rural schools of his native county and in 1893 he came to Piqua, where he secured employment in the drug store of A. H. Bates. Later he was with C. G. Piercey, from whose employ be went to that of P.I. Hedges. In 1904 he went to St. Mary's, Ohio, where he was identified with the same line of business until 1911, then returning to Piqua and acquiring an interest in the business of P.I. Hedges, the firm since having been known as Hedges & Higgins. This is one of the modern establishments of Piqua, carrying a full line of drugs, medicines, toilet articles, etc., a feature of its business being the prescription department. Mr. Higgins is not only a good business man of known integrity and worth, but a citizen who has lent his public-spirited assistance to the furtherance of various beneficial enterprises. During the war period be served as a recruiting agent for the merchant marine service. He is active socially, being a member of the Piqua and Rotary clubs, and a consistent member of the Green Street Methodist Episcopal Church.
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