C.P. Hicks, of the firm of W.H. Ball & Co., was born in Philadelphia, Pa., in Oct., 1848. He graduated at the Bryant & Straton College and was for several years in the employ of a commission house in Philadelphia, as bookkeeper and entry clerk. He moved to Cedar County, Ia., in 1874; thence to Sac County in Mar.; 1881, purchased land near Fletcher and engaged in present business. From Aug., 1881, to Feb., 1882, they shipped sixty cars of grain.
Biographical Sketch of C. P. Hicks
MLA Source Citation:Western Publishing Company History of Western Iowa, Its Settlement and Growth: A Comprehensive Compilation of Progressive Events Concerning the Counties, Cities, Towns and Villages--biographical Sketches of the Pioneers and Business Men, with an Authentic History of the State of Iowa. Sioux City, Iowa: Western Publishing Company. 1882. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 10 December 2013. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/iowa/biographical-sketch-of-c-p-hicks.htm - Last updated on Aug 16th, 2012
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