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George Edward Hicks

George Edward Hicks, museum director, historian. Planning grantee National Endowment of the Humanities, 1993. Lieutenant United States Army, 1972-1974. Member American Association Museum (Third place award 1993), American Association State and Local History, Society of America Archivists.

Background

  • Hicks, George Edward was born on September 5, 1946 in Hopewell, Virginia, United States. Son of Carman Theodore and Barbara Anne (Buren) Hicks.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1969. Master of Arts, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1970.

    Career

    • Curator Don F. Pratt Museum, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, 1973-1975. Director Casemate Museum, Fort Monroe, Virginia, 1975-1979, National Aeronautics and Space Administration/Langley Visiting Center, Hampton, 1979-1980. Museum consultant George E. Hicks and Associate, Atlanta, 1980-1987.

      Director Airmen Memorial Museum, Suitland, Maryland, since 1987. Speaker art theft and fraud planning management meetings nationwide. Advisor International Art Galleries Association, 1988-1991.

    Works

    • Co-author/writer: (documentary video) Count Me In, 1993. Co-founder/editor: Critical Issues, 1994. Co-producer, historian: (video) Enola Gay: The First Atomic Mission.

      Co-producer, historian: (documentary) The Men Who Brought the Dawn. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Lieutenant United States Army, 1972-1974. Member American Association Museum (Third place award 1993), American Association State and Local History, Society of America Archivists.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography.

    Connections

    • Married Donna-Lee Hagen, September 2, 1967 (divorced May 1981). Children: Jon Kenneth, C.Ted II, James Robertson.
    • father: Carman Theodore Hicks
    • mother: Barbara Anne (Buren) Hicks
    • spouse: Donna-Lee Hagen
    • children: Jon Kenneth Hicks
    • C.Ted II Hicks
    • James Robertson Hicks
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    Born September 5, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1969
      Virginia Polytechnic Institute
    • 1970
      Virginia Polytechnic Institute
    • 1973 - 1975
      Curator Don F. Pratt Museum
      Fort Campbell, Kentucky, United States
    • 1975 - 1979
      director, Casemate Museum
      Fort Monroe, Virginia, United States
    • 1979 - 1980
      director, Casemate Museum
      Hampton, Virginia, United States
    • 1980 - 1987
      museum consultant, George E. Hicks and Associate
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1987
      director, Airmen Memorial Museum
      Suitland, Maryland, United States

    Award