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Emerson P. Hodges Papers

Identifier: M2284

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.


  • 1913-1919


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.


1 envelope

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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).

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States