John King Hodges

26 February 1891–30 July 1935 (Age 44)
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

The Life of John King

When John King Hodges was born on 26 February 1891, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, his father, Amory Glazier Hodges, was 38 and his mother, Alice Woodward, was 36. He married Rosamond Batchelder on 6 October 1917, in Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1933 and lived in New York City, New York, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 30 July 1935, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

John King Hodges
Rosamond Batchelder
Marriage: 6 October 1917
Rosamond Hodges
Marian Hodges

Spouse and Children


    Rosamond Batchelder


6 October 1917
Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States


    Rosamond Hodges


    Marian Hodges


Parents and Siblings

    Amory Glazier Hodges





World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 12

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hodge .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • John Hodges, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John K Hodges in household of Amory Hodges, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • John King Hodges in household of A G Hodges, "United States Census, 1910"

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