Santa Barbara County
DAVID SHEPARD LICKER
††††††††††† David S. Licker is numbered among the representative and successful young attorneys of Santa Barbara, maintaining offices in the La Arcadia building. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island, June 2, 1908, his parents being Samuel and Lena (Shepard) Licker, both of whom are natives of Russia. Samuel Licker was a youth of sixteen years when he crossed the Atlantic to the Unite States, landing in New York city, whence he soon made his way to Providence, Rhode Island, where he became a successful merchant. He and his wife now make their home in Santa Barbara, California and have a family of six children, all of whom are living.
††††††††††† David S. Licker acquired his early education in the schools of Portland, Maine, and subsequently entered the University of Southern California, from which he was graduated with the Bachelor of Arts degree in 1929, while two years later the same institution conferred upon him the degree of Bachelor of Laws. As a college student he became a member of Tau Epsilon Phi, was a champion boxer and also played basketball. He was admitted to the bar in 1931 and for a time followed the work of his chosen profession in Los Angeles in association with his brother, Reuben Licker. Since coming to Santa Barbara he has practiced independently and has enjoyed a growing and remunerative clientele, being regarded as an able and trustworthy lawyer. He is a member of the Santa Barbara County and California State Bar Associations, and he also belongs to the Independent Order of Bínai Bírith. Golf is his favorite form of recreation.
††††††††††† On December 22, 1933, Mr. Licker was united in marriage with Frances Novick, born in Omaha, Nebraska, but a resident of Los Angeles at the time of their marriage.
Transcribed By:† Cecelia M. Setty.
Source: California of the South Vol. V,† by John Steven McGroarty, Page 180, Clarke Publ., Chicago, Los Angeles,† Indianapolis.† 1933.
© 2012 Cecelia M. Setty.
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