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Andrew Hodge, Family Patriarch

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9780199740420
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199894703 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0001
Andrew Hodge, Family Patriarch

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Chapter One introduces the Hodge family of Philadelphia from its immigration in the 1740s from Ireland to its rise to prominence as one of the city’s most powerful merchant families. Andrew Hodge was the great patriarch of the family through its most successful years in international trade. He also became involved in American politics around the time of the Revolution. The Hodges married into other affluent Philadelphia families including the politically important Bayards and socially prominent McCullochs.

Keywords: Andrew Hodge; Philadelphia; Scotch-Irish; immigration; Bayard; McCulloch; American Revolution; politics; international trade; Philadelphia

Chapter.  1526 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

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