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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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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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Local mill owner George Hodges bought the house in 1848 and remodeled and enlarged it.
The combination of IBT's design and construction expertise along with El Banco's proven and secure platform for non-traditional banking products will enable credit unions to provide Latinos with a user-friendly venue to conduct their banking," said George Hodges, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of El Banco.
Throughout the years Kingsley Association remained true to the call of George Hodges, its first director, which was to be "a friend to everyone in the neighborhood who needs a friend.
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.
I was impressed with Ogilvy & Mather's work and their full understanding of our vision," said George Hodges, president, FOLDED EDGE.
According to church records, Grace Episcopal Church was built, largely funded by mill owner George Hodges, of locally quarried stone in 1863.