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James Hickman is also known as Old Hickory and lived in the late 19th century.

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James Hickman was a mean, old recluse, richest, and stingiest man in town. He was found dead in his mansion. His nephew erected a great headstone again his uncle's wishes. His gravestone is said to be haunted in Mary Anne's Bad-Luck Mystery. The club visits his grave for a prank in the same book.

Some people say he died of meanness in Mary Anne and the Secret in the Attic.

He is Sophie's mother's father mentioned in Mallory and the Mystery Diary. Old Hickory allowed peopled to think that his son-in-law is a gold-digging thief even though he wasn't. He had written his grandchildren and son-in-law out of his will after his daughter died.

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