Floyd Verne Hicks
|Associate Justice of the Washington Supreme Court|
|Member of the|
U.S. House of Representatives
from Washington's 6th district
January 3, 1965 - January 3, 1977
|Thor C. Tollefson|
Floyd Verne Hicks
May 29, 1915
Prosser, Washington, U.S.
|Died||December 1, 1992 (aged 77)|
Tacoma, Washington, U.S.
|Alma mater||Central Washington University (B.Ed)|
University of Washington (JD)
Floyd Verne Hicks (May 29, 1915 - December 1, 1992) was an American politician and attorney who served as an Associate Justice of the Washington Supreme Court and member of the United States House of Representatives.
Hicks was born in Prosser, Washington on a Paiute-Shoshone Reservation. He attended Central Washington University, where he earned an bachelor's degree in education. Hicks became a high school teacher and football coach. He continued his education at Washington State University, from which he earned certification as an education administrator.
Following his discharge from the Army, Hicks enrolled in the University of Washington School of Law, where he earned a Juris Doctor in 1948. Soon afterward, he established a small private practice in Pierce County, Washington. In 1961, Hicks was chosen as a superior court judge. In 1964, Hicks was elected to United States House of Representatives, where he served on the House Committee on Armed Services. He served six terms, leaving Congress in 1977.
Following his time in Congress, Hicks was became an Associate Justice of the Washington Supreme Court from 1977 to 1982. After he stepped down, he was appointed a judge of the Pierce County Superior Court.
Some of the bills he sponsored are listed below. In total, he sponsored 48 bills.
He died on December 1, 1992, in Tacoma, Washington.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Thor C. Tollefson
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Washington's 6th congressional district
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