Hicks, Charles Cooper



Hicks, Charles Cooper


Charles Cooper Hicks was a master builder elected to the Carpenters' Company in 1815. He served on the Book Prices Committee from 1829-43 and on the Managing Committee from 1829-31 and 1834-36. Hicks resided at 17 Duke street.

Biography from the Philadelphia Architects and Buildings site, a project of the Athenaeum of Philadelphia. Written by Tom Stokes.

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See Kellinger

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Committee Membership

Book Prices Committee, 1829-43
Managing Committee, 1829-31,34-36

Business Address

17 Duke St. (CD) (1830)


City Records D.S.B. book #339; filed February 16, 1821; satisfied December 20, 1822 Claim of $120 against a four story brick sugar house with a frame counting house situate on the north side of Margaretta (?) street below Market & Front street adjoining the prooperty of George Shade in the incorporated part of the Northern Liberties in the county of Philadelphia, for carpenters work. ----------------- City Directory - 1814, 20, 24 - Charles, carpenter, 19 Duke (Northern Liberties) 1826 - Charles, house carpenter, 17 Duke City Directory - 1830 - Charles Hicks, house carpenter, 17 Duke St. 1835 - Charles, house carpenter, Lawrence near Coates 1840 - Charles, measurer, 155 Marshall. 1845 - Charles, measurer, 33 Wallace. 1850 - Charles, carpenter & measurer, 9th above Brown. (Name all in capitals; first directory this was done, probably at extra cost . 1854 - Charles, measurer, 9th above Brown.