Pattillo Higgins (December 5, 1863-June 5, 1955) was a businessman as well as a self-taught geologist. He earned the nickname the "Prophet of Spindletop" for his endeavors in the oil business, which accrued a fortune for many. He partnered to form the Gladys City Oil Gas and Manufacturing Company and later, established the Higgins Standard Oil Company. Manufactured Company, Higgins Standards, Free Encyclopedia, Gladys Cities, Cities Oil, Oil Gas, Higgins December, Oil Company, Oil Business
Pattillo Higgins (December 5, 1863-June 5, 1955) was a businessman as well as a self-taught geologist. He earned the nickname the "Prophet o...
Captain Anthony F. Lucas - mining engineer responsible for drilling the Lucas gusher at Spindletop.
Oil Field in Beaumont, Texas, 1901
History of Jefferson County, Texas
Tyrrell Historical Library Digital Collections Portal
Author and Historian W. T. Block. Go to left side of site, click on Documents, click on Miscellaneous, left side of page click on "Texas Germanic Heritage" or "German Pilgrims." Texas History, Gulf South, South States, Left Side, German Pilgrim, German Heritage, Genealogy German, Biography Book, Texas German
Articles by W. T. Block
The McFaddin-Ward House was built in 1905-06. The Beaux-Arts Colonial style home and its furnishings reflect the lifestyle of the prominent family that lived in the house for seventy-five years. Call us at (409) 832-2134 to schedule a tour!
The Beaumont Heritage Society is organized for educational and civic purposes, to preserve and assist in the preservation of landmarks, (including but not limited to the John Jay French House), documents, pictures, names, mementos, and instruments of historical value, and to preserve the natural beauty of Beaumont, Texas.