|Preceded by||New riding|
|Succeeded by||John Eakins|
|Preceded by||Leslie Frost|
|Succeeded by||Riding abolished|
|Born||May 5, 1926|
|Died||December 12, 1996(aged 70)|
|Political party||Progressive Conservative|
|Spouse(s)||Shirley May Hamilton|
|Relations||Chris Hodgson, nephew|
Hodgson was born in Haliburton, Ontario. His parents were C. Wesley Hodgson and Phyllis Dart, both born in Britain. In 1950 he married Shirley May Hamilton. Together they raised four children. He was a partner and owner of a logging operation in Haliburton county. He was an honorary member for 28 years in the Ontario Forest Products Accident Prevention Association. His nephew, Chris Hodgson was elected as Progressive Conservative member in the same riding in 1994.
He served as a councillor for the town of Dysart. He was elected in the 1963 provincial election in the riding of Victoria. He was re-elected in the redistributed riding of Victoria—Haliburton in the 1967 and 1971 elections. During his time in office he served as a backbench supporter of the governments of John Robarts and Bill Davis. He retired from politics in 1975.
- Pierre Normandin (1974). Canadian Parliamentary Guide.
- Canadian Press (September 26, 1963). "78 in Tory Blue Wave -- 23 Is All Grits Saved". The Windsor Star. Windsor, Ontario. p. 25. Retrieved 2014-05-24.
- Canadian Press (October 18, 1967). "Tories win, but..." The Windsor Star. Windsor, Ontario. p. B2. Retrieved 2014-03-30.
- "Riding-by-riding returns in provincial election". The Globe and Mail. October 23, 1971. p. 10.