Former Bridgeport Mayor, Council Member John Hamilton "Jack" Hodge Passes at Age 80

By Connect-Bridgeport Staff on October 09, 2018 via

John Hamilton “Jack” Hodge, 80, formerly of Bridgeport and Buckhannon, West Virginia, and now of Kennesaw, Ga., passed away unexpectedly on October 6, 2018, at home.
Mr. Hodge headed up the project to launch the Benedum Industrial Park. He also served on Bridgeport City Council for two terms and was Bridgeport Mayor for two terms in the 1970s. In 1978, he was recognized as the Bridgeport Outstanding Citizen of the Year. He taught Sunday School at Bridgeport United Methodist Church and served on numerous municipal organizations, as well as being president of the high school Band and Sports Booster Clubs.
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