George Tisdale HODGES, Congress, VT (1789-1860)

HODGES George Tisdale , a Representative from Vermont; born in Clarendon, Vt., July 4, 1789; attended the common schools; engaged in business in Rutland, Vt.; member of the State house of representatives 1827-1829, 1839, and 1840; served in the State senate 1845-1847 and was president pro tempore of that body in 1846 and 1847; presidential elector on the Whig ticket in 1848; president of the Bank of Rutland for over twenty-five years; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-fourth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James Meacham and served from December 1, 1856, to March 3, 1857; was not a candidate for renomination in 1856; died in Rutland, Vt., August 9, 1860; interment in Evergreen Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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