"...'He loved this place, realized its true potential, and never hesitated to say a good word, and to persist in saying good words in its behalf'..."
Andrew Gerow Hodges, a longtime member of and former chairman of the Samford University Board of Trustees, died Thursday, Oct. 13. Mr. Hodges, a 1942 Samford graduate who supported his alma mater in numerous ways over the years, was 87.
Hodges was elected a trustee in 1962 and held many positions of leadership on the board. He was chairman of the search committee that was responsible for President Thomas E. Corts coming to Samford in 1983. (continued...)
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