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John Christian Lodge

John Christian Lodge, American ex-mayor. Member Michigan National Guard, 1885-1897; member Michigan House of Representatives, 1908-1909; Member National Common for Perry’s Victory Memorial.

Background

  • Lodge, John Christian was born on August 12, 1862 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Doctor Edwin Albert and Christiana (Hanson) Lodge.

  • Education

    • Graduate high school, Detroit, 1879, Michigan Military Academy, 1881. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Wayne University, June 1944. Unmarried. Reporter Detroit Free Press, 1889-1893, city editor, 1893-1896.

      Chief clerk Wayne County Auditors, 1897-1905. Secretary to Mayor George P. Codd, Detroit, 1906-1907. Entered lumber business, 1908.

      Vice president Dwight Lumber Company, manufacturers of lumber products, since 1908.

    Career

    • Chief clerk Wayne County Auditors, 1897-1905.

    Membership

    Member Michigan National Guard, 1885-1897. Member Michigan House of Representatives, 1908-1909. Member National Common for Perry’s Victory Memorial.

    Clubs: Detroit, Yondotega, Detroit Athletic, Detroit Country, Detroit Yacht.

    Connections

    • father: Doctor Edwin Albert Lodge
    • mother: Christiana (Hanson) Lodge
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    Born August 12, 1862
    Died February 6, 1950
    (aged 87)
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