From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Hickory Floed '24

Date of birth: August 9, 1902

Date of death: November 3, 1926

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1924 Lucky Bag:


Hickory was lost on November 3, 1926 when his plane collided with another and crashed near Pensacola, Florida. (Information from a distant relative, Dennis Wright, via email on September 22, 2018.)

He began his career aboard USS Nevada (BB 36). In the 1926 Navy Directory he is listed as an Ensign under instruction at NAS Pensacola, Florida.

Date of death from Register of Commissioned and Warrant Officers of the United States Navy and Marine Corps of 1927.

Class of 1924

Hickory is one of 41 members of the Class of 1924 on Virtual Memorial Hall.