Willie Raymond Hicks

5 March 1917–24 December 1989 (Age 72)
Union, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Willie Raymond

When Willie Raymond Hicks was born on 5 March 1917, in Union, Louisiana, United States, his father, Eugene Parish Hicks, was 24 and his mother, Laura Leila Wall, was 19. He had at least 1 son with Patsy Batson. He lived in Ward Five, Union, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 24 December 1989, at the age of 72.

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Willie Raymond Hicks
Patsy Batson
Ronald Hicks

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    Ronald Hicks


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    Hazel Hicks


    James David or J D Hicks


    Helen Hicks


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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 20

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Hick 1. This is a widespread surname in England, and is common in the southwest and southern Wales.2 Dutch and German: patronymic from Hick . Compare Hix .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Willie Hicks in household of E P Hicks, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Willie R Hicks in household of Eugean P Hicks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Willie Raymond Hicks, "Louisiana First Registration Draft Cards, compiled 1940-1945"

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