Village Officials

Noel B. Cummings

Noel Cummings
1979 — to present

Noel and his wife Nelda have resided in Hodgkins for the past thirty-five years. They have two children, Daniel and Sherry.

Noel’s son Daniel is a retired Lieutenant Colonel from the U.S. Army. He and his wife Jean reside in San Antonio, Texas with their two sons, Brandon and Richard. Their daughter Sherry and her husband Daniel Klotz reside in Hodgkins and have one son, Joseph, who is attending Murray State College in Kentucky.

Noel attended public grade school and high school in Burnsville, Mississippi and North Eastern Mississippi Junior College. He served in the U.S. Army from 1945 to 1947 and is retired from the International Harvester Company where he was employed for twenty-eight years as a supervisor.

He served as Village Trustee from 1975 to 1979 and has served as Village President from the past seventeen years. The accomplishments that have been made for the Village under his term as President are on the following page.

The Kimball & Cobb Stone Quarry was the first major business in Hodgkins in 1888. This seemed to be the first step toward the settlement of the Village of Hodgkins. The President of the company was JEFFERSON HODGKINS, hence the village of Hodgkins came into being.