George Tisdale Hodges Edit Profile
Involved in the banking industry in Rutland, Vermont, Hodges served as president of the Bank of Rutland for over twenty-five years. He served in the Vermont State Senate from 1845 to 1847 and was President pro tempore in 1846 and 1847. A Whig Presidential Elector for Vermont in 1848, Hodges became a Republican when that party was founded.
In 1856 he was elected to the Thirty-fourth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James Meacham. He served from December 1, 1856 to March 3, 1857. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1856.
Hodges died on August 9, 1860 in Rutland. He is interred at Evergreen Cemetery in Rutland.
Hodges served as a member of the Vermont House of Representatives from 1827 to 1829, 1839 and 1840.