Niagara County

1897 Biography - William H. Hodge

Hodge, William H., M. D., was born at Cambria, N. Y., May 27, 1865, a son of James Hodge, a prosperous farmer of that town, now deceased. Young Hodge was educated at the Lockport Union School, and later in the University of New York. In 1886 he began the study of medicine with his brother, Dr. John W. Hodge, at Niagara halls, and later entered the Medical Department of the University of the City of New York. From New York he went to Chicago, where he graduated from the Chicago Homoeopathic Medical College in 1889; the following year he was appointed assistant surgeon in the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. In 1892 he returned to Niagara Falls, where he is now at the head of the medical profession. Dr. Hodge was married February 17, 1892, to Miss Marion A. Morley, the accomplished daughter of Rev. B. Morley of Sandusky, Ohio, and a relative of the famous English statesman, John Morley. Mrs. Hodge died at Niagara Falls January 17, 1896; the memory of this lovely and noble woman will ever be cherished by all who were so fortunate as to know her. Dr. Hodge, though young in years, is a man of wide experience and a skillful surgeon. He is surgeon for the Cataract Construction Co. and many other large corporations; is president of the Western New York Homoeopathic Medical Society, a member of the New York State Homoeopathic Medical Society and of the American Institute of Homoeopathy.

Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897

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