Whitehead Hicks

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Whitehead Hicks
Whitehead Hicks.jpg
42nd Mayor of New York City
In office
Preceded by John Cruger, Jr.
Succeeded by David Mathews
Personal details
Born (1728-08-24)August 24, 1728
Flushing, Queens, New York
Died October 4, 1780(1780-10-04) (aged 52)
Flushing, Queens, New York

Whitehead Hicks was the 42nd Mayor of New York City from 1766 to 1776.[1] The son of Judge Thomas Hicks, he was a lawyer and served on the NY Supreme Court of Judicature.[2] He married Charlotte Brevoort, the daughter of John and Louisa (Kockerman) Brevoort.


  1. ^ Greenbook-Mayors of the City of New York, retrieved on September 8, 2008 [1]
  2. ^ Whitehead Hicks-Historical Society of the New York Courts, retrieved on January 24, 2017