Hoddy Hildreth

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Horace “Hoddy” Hildreth (born December 17, 1931) is an American lawyer, politician and conservationist in Maine. Hildreth, the son of Maine Governor Horace Hildreth, was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and grew up in Cumberland, Maine. He was 14 years old when his father was elected Governor, at which time his family moved to the Maine State House in Augusta, Maine. He then attended Cony High School for three years before transferring to Deerfield Academy. Like his father and grandfather, he graduated from Bowdoin College. In 1949, while Hoddy Hildreth was a senior at Bowdoin, his father was appointed United States Ambassador to Pakistan and he went with his father abroad. He spent his final year of undergraduate studies at Forman Christian College in Lahore, Pakistan before returning to Bowdoin to take his final exams and participate in commencement. He later served in the Maine House of Representatives.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ ""Interview with Hoddy Hildreth by Mike Hastings" by Horace 'Hoddy' A. Hildreth, Jr.". Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "VANTAGE POINT–Hoddy Hildreth". Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Donor Profiles". Retrieved 16 January 2013.