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HODGE, Samuel, clergyman, born in Fork, Sullivan County, Tennessee, 7 June, 1829. He was graduated at Washington college, Tennessee, in 1850, and at Princeton theological seminary in 1858. He was ordained in 1854, supplied New Providence church, Hawkins County, Tennessee, in 1855, and in 1857 became a professor in Washington college, where he remained until it was disbanded during the civil war. Leaving Tennessee in 1865 he went to Iowa to become professor of languages in Lenox collegiate institute in Hopkinton. In 1866 he was appointed president of Lenox institute, but resigned in 1882. He also had charge of the Presbyterian church in this town from 1866 till 1876. He now (1887) resides in Lake Forest, Illinois In 1872 he received the degree of D. D. from Iowa university. He has published "The Centennial of New Bethel Presbyterian Church, Tennessee " (Bristol, 1882).
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