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HICKS, Floyd Verne, a Representative from Washington; born in Prosser, Benton County,
Wash., May 29, 1915; attended the public schools; served in the United States
Army Air Corps, April 1942 to June 1946; entered the service as a private and
was discharged as a captain; graduated from Central Washington State College,
Ellensburg, Wash., in 1938; school teacher and coach, 1935-1942; took advanced
work in education at Washington State University, 1940-1942; graduated from
University of Washington Law School in 1948; was admitted to the bar in March
1949 and commenced the practice of law in Pierce County, Wash.; superior court
judge of Pierce County in 1961 and 1962; elected as a Democrat to the
Eighty-ninth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1965-January 3,
1977); was not a candidate for reelection in 1976 to the Ninety-fifth Congress;
died on December 1, 1992, in Tacoma, Wash.
BibliographyRalph Nader Congress Project.
Citizens Look at Congress: Floyd V. Hicks, Democratic Representative
from Washington. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers,