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James Campbell Hodge

James Campbell Hodge, British engineering, manufacturer executive.

Background

  • Hodge, James Campbell was born on September 3, 1902 in Falkirk, Scotland. Son of James and Anne (Campbell) Hodge.

  • Education

    • Came to the United States, 1916, naturalized, 1941. Bachelor of Science, Case School Applied Science, 1923. Doctor of Science, Harvard, 1933.

      Doctor of Engineering, Fenn College, 1965, Cleveland State University, 1968.

    Career

    • A consultant metallurgist Bennett & Christensen, Cleveland, 1923-1927. Metallurgist Babcock & Wilcox Company, Barberton, O., 1927-1932, chief metallurgist, 1932-1940. Vice-president, director Wellman Engineering Company, Cleveland, 1940-1944, executive vice-president, director, 1944-1954, president, director, 1954-1955.

      Vice president Warner & Swasey Company, Cleveland, 1956, executive vice president, 1956-1962, president, 1962-1969, Chairman of the Board, 1969-1972, chairman of the executive committee, 1973-1974, also director. Chairman of the Board, director Digital General Corporation. Director Wang Laboratory, Inc.

      Trustee Case Institute Technology, 1964-1967, Case Western Reserve U., 1967-1975, Fenn College, 1952-1965, Cleveland Community Fund, 1964-1968, Kolff Foundation, 1974-1976. Vice chairman of the board of trustees Fenn Ednl. Found, 1965-1971; vice chairman Fenn Ednl.

      Fund of Cleveland Foundation, 1971-1972, chairman, 1972-1974. Board of Governors Associate Industries Cleveland, 1965-1971, vice president, 1967-1968, president, 1970-1971. Member Greater Cleveland advisory board Salvation Army, 1951-1982, chairman, 1955-1957.

      Member Executive Board Greater Cleveland council Boy Scouts American. Vice chairman of the board of trustees John Carroll U. Corporation, 1969-1971, chairman, 1971-1974. Board directors Greater Cleveland Growth Association, 1968-1972.

      Member of advisory board lay trustees John Carroll U., 1968-1969. Honorary corporation member Dyke College, 1973-1975.

    Membership

    Member Greater Cleveland advisory board Salvation Army, 1951-1982, chairman, 1955-1957. Member Executive Board Greater Cleveland council Boy Scouts American. Member of advisory board lay trustees John Carroll U., 1968-1969.

    Member Dyke College, 1973-1975. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, N.A.M. (state director 1966-1968), Machinery and Allied Products Institute (Executive Committee 1964-1973), American Society Metals (Sauveur Memorial lecturer Cambridge 1954), American Society Testing Materials, American Welding Society, Association Iron and Steel Engineers, Professional Engineers Society, Cleveland Engineering Society (past Board of Governors), Cleveland Astronomical Society, American Ordnance Association (president director), United States Chamber of Commerce (member policy committee 1966-1967), Newcomen Society, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Tau Beta Pi. Clubs: Pepper Pike, Union, Hill-brook (Cleveland).

    Connections

    • Married Emma C. Meinke, June 12, 1926. Children: Jean Elizabeth (Mistress.
    • father: James Hodge
    • mother: Anne (Campbell) Hodge
    • spouse: Emma C. Meinke
    • child: Jean Elizabeth (Mrs Hodge
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    Born September 3, 1902
    Died February 12, 1982
    (aged 79)
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