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Verne Antonio Hodge, American Judge. Bar: Virgin Islands 1969, District of Columbia 1969, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1970, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1973. Recipient American Jurisprudence awards in state, local and federal taxation,1968-1969, certificate in advanced income tax law Internal Revenue Service, 1960, award of merit 9th Infantry Division United States Army, 1958.


Hodge, Verne Antonio was born on November 16, 1933 in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, United States. Son of John Wesley Hodge and Idalia Victoria Stout.


Bachelor of Science magna cum laude, Hampton University, 1956. Juris Doctor cum laude, Howard University, 1969.


Internal auditor, internal revenue agent, Virgin Islands Government, 1958-1961;public accountant, comptroller, Mannassah Busline, Inc., St. Thomas, 1961-1965;business manager, personnel director, Virgin Islands Department Public Works, 1965-1966;private practice law, Virgin Islands, 1969-1973;attorney general, Virgin Islands, 1973-1976;chief judge, Virgin Islands Territorial Court, St. Thomas, since 1976. Past chairman Eastern region National Association Attorneys General. Member Virgin Islands Industrial Incentive Board, 1963-1964, Virgin Islands Board Elections, 1964-1966.


Served to First lieutenant, infantry United States Army, 1956-1958. Member American Judges Association, American, National, Virgin Islands bar associations.


Children: Verne Junior, Bridget, Teresa.