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Clarence E Hicks (1922 - 1988)

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Clarence E Hicks
1922 - 1988
Born
March 15, 1922
Death
April 30, 1988
Last Known Residence
Bronx, Bronx County, New York 10468
Summary
Clarence E Hicks of Bronx, Bronx County, New York was born on March 15, 1922, and died at age 66 years old on April 30, 1988. Clarence Hicks was buried at Calverton National Cemetery Section 8 Site 11013 210 Princeton Boulevard - Rt 25, in Calverton.
Updated: August 10, 2022
Biography ID: 31857803

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Clarence E Hicks
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Bronx, Bronx County, New York 10468
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March 15, 1922
Birthday
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Ethnicity & Family History

Negro, Citizen

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New York County, New York United States

Education

Grammar School

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Kitchen Workers In Hotels, Restaurants, Railroads, Steamships, Etc., N.e.c.

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Military Service

Branch of service: Us Army Rank attained: PFC Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii Military serial#: 32794008 Enlisted: February 6, 1943 in New York City New York Military branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, Usa Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men) Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law
April 30, 1988
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Calverton National Cemetery Section 8 Site 11013 210 Princeton Boulevard - Rt 25, in Calverton, New York 11933
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Clarence Hicks passed away at age 66 years old on April 30, 1988, and was buried at Calverton National Cemetery Section 8 Site 11013 210 Princeton Boulevard - Rt 25, in Calverton. Clarence E Hicks of Bronx, Bronx County, New York was born on March 15, 1922.

Average Age & Life Expectancy

Clarence E Hicks lived 4 years shorter than the average Hicks family member when he died at the age of 66.
The average age of a Hicks family member is 70.
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1922 - 1988 World Events

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In 1922, in the year that Clarence E Hicks was born, on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1932, by the time he was only 10 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1968, at the age of 46 years old, Clarence was alive when on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

In 1973, at the age of 51 years old, Clarence was alive when on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1988, in the year of Clarence E Hicks's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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