George H. Hodges - Olathe, Ks.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
N 38° 53.036 W 094° 49.060
15S E 342342 N 4305466
Quick Description: This bronze plaque on a concrete and stone plinth is located in Olathe Civic Park - 250 E Santa Fe in Olathe, Ks.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 6/15/2017 5:36:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMVZC5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
This bronze plaque on a concrete and stone plinth is located in Olathe Civic Park. The plaque is approximately 3 and 1/2 feet off the ground. The pictures of both George H Hodges and of an old schoolhouse - both are in low relief. I believe that the marker was set by the City of Olathe.

(Portrait of George H Hodges)
GEORGE H HODGES
Olathean
Governor of Kansas
1913   1915
(picture of an old schoolhouse)

- Marker Text



George Hartshorn Hodges (February 6, 1866 – October 7, 1947) was an American politician and the 19th Governor of Kansas (1913–1915).

Hodges was born in Orion, Wisconsin in Richland County. His family moved to Olathe, Kansas, when he was three years old. He received his education in the public schools. He married Ora May Murray and they had two children.

- Wikipedia



Marker Name: George H. Hodges

Marker Type: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Marker text:
See long Description.


Marker Location: Johnson

Name of agency setting marker: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Year Marker Placed: Not listed

Official Marker Number: Not listed

Marker Web Address: Not listed

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