Hodges, Galen

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Rhode Island-born Galen Hodges (1813-1884) moved to Texas by 1838 and settled in Matagorda County.

A leader in the community, Hodges served in various capacities, including postmaster, alderman, surveyor, and general inspector. Additionally, he was a chairman of the Matagorda county Democratic executive committee as well as a treasurer of the Southern Rights Association. For approximately one year, 1858-1859, Hodges owned the Matagorda Gazette, a weekly newspaper. He died in 1884 en route to a meeting of Confederate veterans.

From the description of Hodges (Galen) Papers, 1834, 1839-1897, 1911 (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 776696044

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associatedWith Fisher, Samuel Rhoads, 1794-1839. person
associatedWith Henderson, John person
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associatedWith Hodges, Galen, 1813-1884 person
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associatedWith Maloney, Robert person
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associatedWith Moore, Fred person
associatedWith Murray, Albert person
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associatedWith Page, Henry, 1817-1885. person
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New Braunfels (Tex.)
New Orleans (La.)
Jefferson (Tex.)
Matagorda (Tex.)
Fredericksburg (Tex.)
Matagorda County (Tex.)
Indianola (Tex.)
Victoria (Tex.)
Castroville (Tex.)
Fairfield (Tex.)
Austin (Tex.)
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Hempstead (Tex.)
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