Emerson P. Hodges Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection includes Emerson P. Hodges' World War I journal pages, correspondence, schoolwork, employment contract, and a Silverton Chapter #41 Royal Arch Masons event invitation and rites dating from 1913 to 1919.
- Hodges, Emerson P., 1892-1976 (Person)
Biographical / Historical
Emerson Paul Hodges was born on August 12, 1892, in Silverton, Colorado, to Mary B. Hodges and Emerson W. Hodges. He served in World War I as a private in Company G, 134th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division. He married Margaret Humphrey Hyler on April 7, 1928, in Denver, Colorado. He worked as an electrician for a light plant in Silverton and was a superintendent for Public Service of Colorado in Denver. Hodges was also a member of the Silverton Chapter #41 of the Royal Arch Masons. Hodges died on March 1, 1976, and is buried in Fairmount Cemetery in Denver.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchase, Linda M. Lebsack Books, 2009.
The collection was purchased in tandem with the Cuthbert R. Byrd Papers (ARL279).
- Hodges, Emerson P., 1892-1976 -- Archives
- Personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 134th. Infantry Division, 34th
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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