George Tisdale Hodges
Hodges was born in Clarendon, Vermont and attended the common schools. He was involved in the banking industry in Rutland, Vermont, and served as president of the Bank of Rutland for over twenty-five years.
Hodges served as a member of the Vermont House of Representatives from 1827 to 1829, 1839 and 1840. He served in the Vermont State Senate from 1845 to 1847 and was President pro tempore in 1846 and 1847.
He was a Whig Presidential Elector for Vermont in 1848. He became a Republican when that party was founded, and in 1856 was elected to the Thirty-fourth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James Meacham. He served from December 1, 1856 to March 3, 1857. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1856.
Hodges died on August 9, 1860 in Rutland. He is interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Rutland.
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