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 Gospel 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).

Hodges, Luther Hartwell, 1898-1974, American politician, U.S. Secretary of Commerce (1961-65), b. Pittsylvania co., Va. From 1919 to 1950 he pursued a successful career in the textile industry. After his retirement from business he was elected (1952) lieutenant governor of North Carolina and succeeded to the governorship on the death of the incumbent in 1954. A Democrat, he was elected to a full term in 1956, and his administration achieved considerable success in attracting new industries to North Carolina. Appointed to the Dept. of Commerce by President John F. Kennedy, he worked to improve relations between business and government. He resigned in 1965.
Hodges is a town in Franklin County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 261.


Hodges is located at (34.330242, -87.927394).

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.0 km²), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 261 people, 98 households, and 78 families residing in the town. The population density was 84.2 people per square mile (32.5/km²). There were 118 housing units at an average density of 38.1/sq mi (14.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 98 households out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.4% were non-families. 19.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $38,333. Males had a median income of $35,625 versus $17,500 for females. The per capital income for the town was $25,239. About 14.0% of families and 13.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 18.2% of those sixty five or over.


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