Hodge, John, Dd
Hodge, John, D.D.
a learned and respected English Presbyterian clergyman, was. educated at Taunton for the ministry, and had his first pastoral charge at Deal, Kent. He removed to Gloucester, where he preached for some years. In 1749 he accepted a call to the church at Crosby Square, London. His energies became enfeebled with age, church members died, and he resigned in 1762 and lived in retirement, preaching occasionally till he died, August 18, 1767. He bequeathed his valuable library to the Taunton Academy, where he was educated. He published a volume on The Evidences of Christianity, and several single Sermons. See Wilson, Dissenting Churches, 1:354.