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William Norwood Hicks

educator

William Norwood Hicks, American educator.

Background

Hicks, William Norwood was born on June 18, 1901 in Durham, North Carolina, United States. Son of James Thomas and Ora (Holloway) Hicks.

Education

B.Mech. Engineering, North Carolina State College, 1922, Master of Science, 1929. Bachelor of Arts, Duke, 1924. Master of Arts, Oberlin College, 1928.

Career

Member faculty North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1924-1966, head department philosophy and religion, 1935-1966, professor philosophy and religion, 1949-1966, professor emeritus, 1966-1973, member administrative board School Liberal Arts, 1961-1966. Active Inter-Racial Commission South, local United Fund, Travelers Aid Society, Family Service Society, Danforth Associate, 1938-1943, honorary Danforth associate, 1943-1963.

Membership

Member faculty North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1924-1966, head department philosophy and religion, 1935-1966, professor philosophy and religion, 1949-1966, professor emeritus, 1966-1973. Member American Society Engineering Education, American Metaphys. Society, National Council Family Relations, Southern Society Philosophy and Psychology, North Carolina Philosophical Society, Blue Key, Golden Chain, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Chi.

Connections

Married Ann Pitts, June 30, 1930. Married second, Mabel Lewis, September 9, 1941. Children: William Norwood III, Brona Frances.

father:
James Thomas Hicks

mother:
Ora (Holloway) Hicks

spouses:
Ann Pitts

Mabel Lewis

children:
William Norwood III Hicks

Brona Frances Hicks