Anna McCarthy McCann Higinbotham

(1861–1942) For at least two decades, Anna was an outstanding figure in public life in her community and county. She was an active member of Unity Club, and was sent as a delegate to Albany for a meeting of the State Federation of Women's Clubs.

For many years Anna was a member of the Ontario County Commission on Tuberculosis and Public Health and a member of the Board of Directors of Oak-Mount Sanitarium. She also served as local Welfare administrator. During the World War, she was a leader in the work done by the women of this community, and a building on her premises served as headquarters for Red Cross activities , to which she gave untiring effort. At the close of the war, Anna's work was recognized by the award of a special medal. She continued to be a local Red Cross chairman.

Saint Patrick's Cemetery

Section 1, Row 15

215–301 High Street, Victor, NY 14564

Ontario County

Copy of HNY_Primary-logomark.png

This program was funded in part by Humanities New York with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

 

Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this website do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The Sea Stone Foundation

Connect with Us!

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Twitter

© 2020 Women and the Vote NYS