Thomas "Tom" Higley
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Thomas "Tom" Higley (b. 1888 - d. 1961) was born October 22, 1888. He was the second son of Stephen Weaver (S.W.) Higley (b. 1857 – d. 1935) and Sarah Henson Higley (b. 1867 - d. 1890). He served with the Marines in World War I. He married Lemmie Stauffer (b. May 27, 1886 - 1976), who was born in Kansas. They had one child, Thomas Stephen Higley (b. 1913 - d. 2006). In 1929, he founded Tom’s Tavern, an historic Phoenix bar and restaurant which was a gathering spot for politicians, lawyers, judges, and other professionals until it closed in 2017.
In this photograph, he is shown on the left, Pauline Johns (b. 1884 - d. 1939) in the center, and Bert Johns (b. 1886 - d. 1959) on the right.
Sources: Images of America, Historic Heritage Square, Donna J. Reiner, PhD, John Jacquemart, and Douglas C. Towne, Arcadia Publishing, 2013; https://www.azcentral.com/story/entertainment/dining/2017
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