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John Christian Lodge

ex-mayor.

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