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Harry Wiggins
Member of the Missouri Senate
from the 10th district

In office
elected 1974 – 2002
Personal details
Born August 1, 1932
Kansas City, Missouri
Died July 13, 2004(2004-07-13) (aged 71)
Kansas City, Missouri
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Rockhurst College
Saint Louis University
Occupation politician, lawyer
Religion Catholic

Harry Wiggins (August 1, 1932 – July 31, 2004) is an American politician who served in the Missouri Senate. He served in the U.S. Army between 1957 and 1959. On August 18, 1961, he was appointed Assistant United States District Attorney for Western Missouri by Attorney general Robert F. Kennedy, serving until April 1, 1967.[1]

In 1972, Wiggins served as Missouri state coordinator for George McGovern. He served as Kansas City's first senate majority floor leader from 1980 until 1984. In 2000, the Kansas City Royals gave him the annual award of Mr. Baseball of Kansas City. He died July 31, 2004, of stomach cancer. The lifelong bachelor had lived his entire life in Kansas City.[2]

References[]

  1. James C. Kirkpatrick. Official Manual State of Missouri 1975-1976. Jefferson City, Missouri: Von Hoffmann Press, Inc.. pp. 92. 
  2. "Harry Wiggins obituary". http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/kansascity/obituary.aspx?pid=2476198. Retrieved 2014-09-28. 

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