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George Edward Hicks

historian , museum director

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;director, National Aeronautics and Space Administration/Langley Visiting Center, Hampton, Virginia, 1979-1980;music consultant, George E. Hicks and Association, 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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: 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