Hicks, Robert B.
by Laile Di Silvestro
(1911-) Robert B. Hicks was the Mineral King Project manager for Walt Disney Productions. He attended Stanford University, and became assistant chemist at the Lindsay Ripe Olive Company. He then served as a pilot for four eyars for Pan-America Airways in the PAcific adn Latin America Divisoins before returning to school to receive a B.S. Ddegree in engineer and a Master in BUsiness Adminstration from Stanford Graduate School of Business. In 1963, he started the acquisition of private property at Mineral King for Walt Disney Productions, and served on the project until its termination in 1978. He helped establish the Disney Wilderness Preserve in Florida. [NOTE NEED TO CORRECT AND FILL OUT]