jHickey.pngHistorical Character

Name: Jeremiah ("Jerry") Hickey

Age: 55

Gender: Male

Race/Ethnicity: Caucasian

Profession: Co-Founder and President of Hickey-Freeman Co.


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Biography (ca. 1921):
After working bookkeeper for Wile, Brickner & Wile, at the time the biggest men's clothing maker's in Rochester, he partnered with long time friend Jacob Freeman to open their own factory. He currently serves as President of the company, with some of his policies at odds with workers and with themselves. Actions such as removing vacation and upping the work hours during the recent labor union strike, but moving the factory to a more convenient location for workers and refusing to lay off workers as the Depression set it.

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