Hodgeman County, Kansas
Hodgeman county was organized on March 29, 1879, by T. W. Pehman; James Gilland; J. W. Harlen; S. J. Eakin; L. E. Carter; J. R. Wilson; S. A. Sheldon; Samuel Townsend; T. R. David; and Clawson Parker. Named for Amos Hodgeman, Captain of Company H, 7th Kansas Cavalry, the legislature originally did not include the "e" in the name, but later it was added. The county contains the cities of Jetmore and Hanston.
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Entry: Hodgeman County, Kansas
Author: Kristina Gaylord
Date Created: February 2010
Date Modified: July 2011
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