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James H Hicks (1921 - 1992)

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James H Hicks
1921 - 1992
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January 21, 1921
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August 6, 1992
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Sylacauga, Talladega County, Alabama 35150
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James H Hicks was born on January 21, 1921. He died on August 6, 1992 at 71 years of age. We know that James H Hicks had been residing in Sylacauga, Talladega County, Alabama 35150.
Updated: November 4, 2011
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James H Hicks passed away on August 6, 1992 at age 71. He was born on January 21, 1921. We have no information about James' family or relationships. We know that James H Hicks had been residing in Sylacauga, Talladega County, Alabama 35150.
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In 1921, in the year that James H Hicks was born, hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

In 1963, at the age of 42 years old, James was alive when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1976, at the age of 55 years old, James was alive when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1982, by the time he was 61 years old, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

In 1992, in the year of James H Hicks's passing, on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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