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Brandon Patton Hodges

Brandon Patton Hodges, American state official. Member Sigma Chi.; Mason.


  • Hodges, Brandon Patton was born on September 6, 1903 in Asheville, North Carolina, United States. Son of Daniel Merritt and Clara (Patton) Hodges.

  • Education

    • Student of University North Carolina, 1922-1924, Wake Forest College, 1925-1926.


    • Admitted to North Carolina bar, 1926, practiced in Ashville, 1926-1948. County attorney, Buncombe County, North Carolina, 1936-1946. Member North Carolina State Senate, 1943-1947, Chairman of Commission on apprpriations, 1945, chairman advisory budget commission, 1946.

      Member of commission to revise insurance laws, 1944-1945, member state school commission, 1947-1948, chairman state banking commission, since 1949, member state board education, since 1949. Executive counsel to governor, 1947. State treasurer, since 1948.

      Counsellor, assistant secretary Carolina div. Champion Paper & Fibre Company, Hamilton, O., since 1953. Chairman board of trustees Western Carolina Teachers College, 1947-1948.


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Member Sigma Chi.; Mason.


    • Married Genevieve Hare, July 17, 1932. Children: Brandon Patton, Sarah Jane.
    • father: Daniel Merritt Hodges
    • mother: Clara (Patton) Hodges
    • spouse: Genevieve Hare
    • children: Brandon Patton Hodges
    • Sarah Jane Hodges
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    Died December 4, 1957
    (aged 54)