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GEORGE WASHINGTON BAKER HICKS


Photo credit:

McAtee, William, comp. Souvenir: Portraits and Biographies of the Members of the Legislature of Pennsylvania and Heads of Departments, Session of 1895. Harrisburg, Pa.: The Roshon Portrait Company, 1895.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1895-1896 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

09/10/1864 - 09/27/1945

HICKS, George Washington Baker, a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, September 10, 1864 in Indianapolis, Marion County, In.; lieutenant colonel, Quartermaster Corps, Adjutant General’s office, Washington, DC (1918, World War I); engaged, real estate business; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1894; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1896); superintendent, pneumatic tube company; appointed, chief, Bureau of Contracts and Statistics, city of Philadelphia (1907-1911); appointed, secretary, General Citizens’ Committee on Comprehensive Plans for the Future Development of Philadelphia; secretary, executive committee, Mayor’s office, city of Philadelphia; (1908-1911); appointed, Comprehensive Plans Bureau, Mayor’s office, city of Philadelphia (1911-1912); manufacturing company clerk; died, September 27, 1945 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.