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Howard Nelson Hickok



Units served with

  • 57th Fighter Group

    57th Fighter Group

    The group was first activated as the 57th Pursuit Group in January 1941, flying P-40 Warhawks as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later assigned to the I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York.[3] It trained in New England and...

  • 65th Fighter Squadron

    65th Fighter Squadron

    Formed as a P-40 Warhawk pursuit squadron in January 1941 as part of the Army Air Corps Northeast Defense Sector (later I Fighter Command) at Mitchel Field, New York. Trained in New England and provided air defense of the northeast after the Japanese...

Associated Place


Event Location Date
Born Marshalltown, IA 50158, USA 2 April 1919
Lived in Ames, IA, USA 1942

Hometown during 1940s

Enlisted Fort McPherson, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA 21 January 1942
Died Seminole County, FL, USA 8 August 1997

oward Nelson Hickok, 78, Westchester Drive, Altamonte Springs, died Friday, Aug. 8. Mr. Hickok was a sales representative. Born in Marshalltown, Iowa, he moved to Central Florida in 1967. He was a president of Inter-County Golfers Association of Dubsdread and Men's Apparel Association, and a member of 57th Fighter Squadron Retirees. He was also an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. Survivors: wife, Jacqueline; sons, John H., Virginia, Howard N. Jr., Sarasota, Harry G., Orlando; daughter, Barbara Evanoff, Longwood; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, Altamonte Springs.

Buried Winter Park, FL, USA 8 November 1997

Glen Haven Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Winter Park
Orange County
Florida, USA


Date Contributor Update
19 December 2016 00:45:47 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, events and place associations

Date Contributor Update
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