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Hodges, George,

1856–1919, American Episcopal clergyman, b. Rome, N.Y. While at Calvary Church, Pittsburgh (1881–94), he attracted attention by the quality of his preaching. He was an early exponent of the Social GospelSocial Gospel,
liberal movement within American Protestantism that attempted to apply biblical teachings to problems associated with industrialization. It took form during the latter half of the 19th cent.
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 and founder of Kingsley House and other philanthropic agencies in Pittsburgh. From 1894 until his death he was dean of the Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, Mass. He was the author of many books and articles.


See biography by his wife, Julia Shelley Hodges (1926).

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President George Hodges graciously turned this space over last spring to the recently retired Dick Allen, who served as Managing Editor of the Defense Counsel Journal for 17 years, but had never taken advantage of the opportunity to express himself.
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Survivors include her children, Henry and Melanie Hodges, Frank and Pamela Hodges, Anna and Kevin Sifferman, Frances and Charles McAlpin, Shirley and Thomas Lewis, George Hodges, and Sharna and Kevin Lee; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
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built in 1830, was once the home of George Hodges, a former local mill owner who is buried, along with his wife, behind the church next door.
According to church records, Grace Episcopal Church was built, largely funded by mill owner George Hodges, of locally quarried stone in 1863.