George Hicks (1882 - 1967)

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Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania

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Mary Kate Hicks Parker

Mary Kate Hicks Parker

Ida Belle Tabler

Ida Belle Tabler

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Sister Vacation

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Juanita, Elsie and Hazel Moore

Juanita, Elsie and Hazel Moore

Smiths and Hicks'

Smiths and Hicks'

McCalls, Smiths, and Hicks'

McCalls, Smiths, and Hicks'

Robert Harrison Moore Family, 1934

Robert Harrison Moore Family, 1934

Hazel Belle Hicks

Hazel Belle Hicks

Ina Viola Hicks and Friends

Ina Viola Hicks and Friends

Ina Viola Hicks and Anna Marquardt

Ina Viola Hicks and Anna Marquardt

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Sadie Agnes (Hicks) Davidheiser Mary Kate Hicks Parker Ida Belle Tabler Sister

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1882 - In the year that George Hicks was born, on April 3rd, 34 year old outlaw Jesse James was shot in the back of the head by trusted friend and partner Robert Ford. Suspected of colluding with the Governor of Missouri, brothers Robert and Charley Ford were arrested, indicted, plead guilty, sentenced to be hung - then pardoned by the Governor. All in one day.

1885 - When he was just 3 years old, on June 17th, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor. Two hundred thousand people and hundreds of boats greeted the statue. It had to be assembled but that had to wait until the pedestal was completed the following April.

1910 - At the age of 28 years old, George was alive when Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

1945 - When he was 63 years old, on March 12th, a riot erupted at a Japanese internment camp in Santa Fe New Mexico. Two days earlier, white shirts with the Rising Sun on the back had been confiscated and the prisoners objected. Three leaders of the protest were removed and sent to another camp. Guards at the Santa Fe camp were armed with submachine guns, shotguns, and gun masks. On the morning of the 12th, prisoners began throwing rocks at the guards. When the "rioters" wouldn't disperse, the guards were ordered to use tear gas and batons. Four men were badly injured as a result.

1967 - In the year of George Hicks's passing, between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

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George Hicks died in December 1967 at age 85. No cause of death has been listed for George. He was born on June 11, 1882. There is no information about George's surviving family. We know that George Hicks had been residing in Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.

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