HICKS, Floyd Verne, (1915 - 1992)


Photograph, 1965-1976, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

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.


Bibliography

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Floyd V. Hicks, Democratic Representative from Washington. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.