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State official

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

Member Sigma Chi.; Mason.

Connections

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