Born:

Died: 1940

MarriedLouise Miller Higgins

Children Norbet 'Pete' HigginsAlma Higgins Haase

James M. Higgins established the Trudeau Bus Lines on Nov. 16, 1920, and operated it between the Sanatorium and the Village until his death in 1940.

He lived at 55 Dorsey Street in 1925.


Ticonderoga Sentinel, April 2, 1931

Granted Certificate for Operation of Motor Bus Route

Albany, March 25 --A certificate for the operation of a motor bus route from the village of Saranac Lake to Trudeau Sanitorium was granted today by the Public Service Commission to James M. Higgins.

The sanitorium is located near the village immediately outside of the corporate limits of the village. There is a population of about 350 at the sanitorium, of which 175 are patients and 70 are semi-patients. There is at present no means of transportation from the village to the sanitorium except by private cars which are not allowed within the grounds of the sanitorium.