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Charles Hodgdon

Charles Hodgdon, American architect. member Coolidge and Hodgdon 1914-1930; member firm Charles Hodgdon & Son, since 1930.; Club: Union League (Chicago.

Background

  • Hodgdon, Charles was born in 1866 in Boston. Son of Charles F. and Sarah T. (Lynam) Hodgdon.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the high school, Weymouth, Massachusetts.

    Career

    • Began practice at Boston. Moved to Chicago, 1907. Member Coolidge and Hodgdon 1914-1930.

      Firm architects of McKinlock Court, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, Swift Hall, Joseph Bond Chapel, Wieboldt Hall and Medical school and Hospital of University of Chicago, Social Science Building, Bobs Roberts Memorial Hospital, 1st Presbyterian Church, Clinton, Iowa, Fountain St. Baptist Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Tenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago Second Church of Christ, Scientist, Kalamazoo, Michigan, Temple Sholem, restoration of Old Main, Knox College, as a nat. monument. 6 buildings for St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, branch libraries for City Chicago, many other churches and college buildings, amd buildings for Great Lakes Naval Training Station, United States Navy. Member firm Charles Hodgdon & Son, since 1930.

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian

    Membership

    Member Coolidge and Hodgdon 1914-1930. Member firm Charles Hodgdon & Son, since 1930. Club: Union League (Chicago.

    Connections

    • Married Mary E. Mendum (died 1934).; married second, Elizabeth Rohrbach, May 7, 1940. Children: Frederick M., John M.
    • father: Charles F. Hodgdon
    • mother: Sarah T. (Lynam) Hodgdon
    • spouses: Mary E. Mendum
    • Elizabeth Rohrbach
    • children: Frederick M. Hodgdon
    • John M Hodgdon
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    Born 1866
    Died November 21, 1953
    (aged 87)
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