Barton Higgs

Born
1927
Died
Unknown

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman City of Sydney 1965 1967
  • Barton Donald Higgs Alderman 1965-1967 (City of Sydney Archives, SRC20684)

Occupation & interests

Higgs was appointed to the NSW Fish Authority from 1968 to 1972. He resigned in 1972 to move to Queensland.

Community activity

Parliamentary service

Barton Higgs was a candidate for the seat of Manly in the NSW state election in 1965 but did not win the seat. He was ‘a devout believer in American campaign techniques as practised by the Kennedys’. Higgs was an active member of the NSW Liberal Party.

Local government service

Barton Donald Higgs was Alderman for Fitzroy Ward, 4 December 1965 until 13 November 1967 when the council was replaced by a three-member Commission. He was a member of the Health and Recreations Committee and the Works Committee from 1966 to 1967. Higgs also served as an alderman on North Sydney Council.

References

City of Sydney Archives: Aldermen’s Files; Photo: AF

The Canberra Times 28 December 1968 p. 9 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article136963275

The Canberra Times  5 December 1972 p. 3 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article110623781

 

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