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Leroy Hodges

Leroy Hodges, American economist. Decorated Officer Order White Lion (Czechoslovakia); Officer, Order of the Crown (Italy); Distinguished Service Medal, The Virginia Musketeers (United States). Member Pi Kappa Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa (Washington and Lee).

Background

  • Hodges, Leroy was born on July 12, 1888 in Tarboro, North Carolina, United States. Son of Eli Blucher and Rosa Hammond (Warrington) Hodges.

  • Education

    • Washington and Lee University, 1906-1910, Distric.Sc., 1929.

    Career

    • Department, National Guard United States (Virginia).

    Works

    • Author: Agricultural Credit Systems Abroad, 1913. Petersburg, Virginia—Economic and Municipal, 1917. Post-War Ordnance, 1923.

      Also “Ordnance Notes,” The Virginia Guardsman, 1931-1939. And numerous pamphlets and articles. Editor: The South’s Physical Recovery, 1911.

      Agricultural Coöperation and Rural Credit in Europe, 1913.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Pi Kappa Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa (Washington and Lee). Clubs: Commonwealth, Country.

    Connections

    • Married Almeria Orr Hill, January 18, 1911. Children: LeRoy, Rosa Batte, Almeria Hill (deceased).
    • father: Eli Blucher Hodges
    • mother: Rosa Hammond (Warrington) Hodges
    • spouse: Almeria Orr Hill
    • children: LeRoy Hodges
    • Rosa Batte Hodges
    • Almeria Hill Hodges (deceased)
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    Died December 18, 1944
    (aged 56)
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