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Hickey, Edgar Sylvesterlocked

(20 December 1902–05 December 1980)
  • Steven P. Gietschier


Hickey, Edgar Sylvester (20 December 1902–05 December 1980), college basketball coach, was born on a farm near Reynolds in Thayer County, Nebraska, the son of Christopher Hickey, a real estate broker, and Fern (maiden name unknown). He played four sports in high school and captained the football, basketball, and baseball teams. At Creighton University in Omaha, he played two years of basketball and four years of varsity football before graduating cum laude with a law degree in 1926. In 1924 Hickey had married Hariette Pinkerton of Omaha. They had two sons....

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