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Harry Hodes ’37

Harry Hodes ’37, January 21, 1997, in Hamden, Connecticut. He attended Reed for three years and then transferred to the University of Oregon to earn a degree in business administration. He then moved to New York and attended New York University’s Graduate School of Retailing, earning a master’s degree in 1939. He married Beverly in 1939, and they had two children. He worked in retailing for several years, and after World War II decided to go into business for himself. He founded Hodes Supply Company, which he owned and operated for 25 years, and after selling that business he owned another company for several years called Dan-Air East. He was active in civic and religious organizations and was chairman of the New Haven, Connecticut chapter of the Service Corps of Retired Executives.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 2000

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