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Floyd V. Hicks

Floyd Verne Hicks (May 29, 1915 – December 1, 1992) was a member of the United States House of Representatives. He served as a Democrat from the state of Washington.

Hicks was born in Prosser, Washington on a Paiute-Shoshone Reservation. He attended Central Washington State College from which he earned an education degree. Hicks became a high school teacher and football coach. He continued his education at Washington State University, from which he earned certification as an education administrator.

When World War II broke out, Hicks joined the U.S. Army in 1942. He rose to the rank of captain in his four years in the military. Following his discharge, Hicks enrolled in the University of Washington, from which he earned a law degree in 1948. Soon afterward, he set up a small private practice in Pierce County, Washington. In 1961, Hicks was chosen as a superior court judge for his county.

In 1964, Hicks was elected to Congress, where he served on the House Committee on Armed Services. He served six terms, leaving Congress in 1976.

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Preceded by
Thor C. Tollefson
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Washington's 6th congressional district

1965–1976
Succeeded by
Norm Dicks

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