Louise Day HICKS, Congress, MA (1916-2003)


HICKS, Louise Day, a Representative from Massachusetts; born Ann Louise Day in South Boston, Mass., October 16, 1916; attended the public schools; graduated from Wheelock Teachersâ College, 1938; B.S., Boston University School of Education, Boston, Mass., 1955; J.D., Boston University School of Law, Boston, Mass., 1958; lawyer, private practice; land court examiner, 1942; counsel for Boston Juvenile Court, Boston, Mass., 1960; treasurer, Boston School Committee, Boston, Mass., 1962-1967, and chairman, 1963-1965; unsuccessful candidate for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1967; elected member of the Boston City Council, 1969; past president, Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-second Congress (January 3, 1971-January 3, 1973); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-third Congress in 1972; died on October 21, 2003, South Boston, Mass.; interment in St. Josephâs Cemetery, West Roxbury, Mass.


âLouise Day Hicksâ in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present