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Clifford Byron Hicks

Clifford Byron Hicks, American magazine editor, writer, playwright. Decorated Silver Star. Served to major United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Society Midland Authors, Sigma Delta Chi.

Background

  • Hicks, Clifford Byron was born on August 10, 1920 in Marshalltown, Iowa, United States. Son of Nathan LeRoy and Kathryn Marie (Carson) Hicks.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science cum laude, Northwestern University, 1942.

    Career

    • With Popular Mechanics magazine, Chicago, 1945-1984, editor, 1960-1963, special publications editor, 1963-1984.

    Works

    • Alvin Fernald: Mayor for a Day
    • A class project turns into a major—or we should say, “mayor,” event when Riverton's Mayor Massey proposes to turn the city government over to the winner of the class election and his party for one whole day.
    • Alvin Fernald: Mayor for a Day
    • A class project turns into a major—or we should say, “mayor,” event when Riverton's Mayor Massey proposes to turn the city government over to the winner of the class election and his party for one whole day.

    Membership

    Served to major United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Society Midland Authors, Sigma Delta Chi.

    Connections

    • Married Rachel G. Reimer, May 12, 1945. Children: David P., Douglas L., Gary R.
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    Born August 10, 1920
    Died September 29, 2010
    (aged 90)
    • 1942
      Northwestern University
    • 1945 - 1984
      With Popular Mechanics magazine
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1960 - 1963
      With Popular Mechanics magazine
    • 1963 - 1984
      With Popular Mechanics magazine

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