Robert Reynolds Hodgson ’30

Robert Reynolds Hodgson ’30 died on January 8, 2005, in Nashua, New Hampshire.

Born on July 22, 1907, in Newton, Massachusetts, Robert Reynolds Hodgson prepared for college at Newton High School and The New Preparatory School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and became a member of Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity at Bowdoin, which he attended from 1926 to 1929.

He was a jeweler with Hodgson-Kennard in Boston until 1939 when he became an instructor at the Bethlehem Shipbuilding Company in Quincy, Massachusetts. He also worked as a coordinator in Washington, DC, in 1945 before becoming a production manager with Andrews and Goodrich in Dorchester, Massachusetts, in 1946.

From 1961 until his retirement in 1972 he was an engineer with Anaconda Brass Company in Waterbury, Connecticut.

He was married in 1937 to Katharine Sprague, who died in 1989, and is survived by a daughter, Janet White of Waban, Massachusetts; a son, William Hodgson of Nashua, New Hampshire; and a grandson.