|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Arkansas's 1st district
March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875
|Preceded by||James M. Hanks|
|Succeeded by||Lucien C. Gause|
|Arkansas State Senator|
for Crittenden County
|Member of the Arkansas House of Representatives|
|Born||January 22, 1822|
Moulton, Lawrence County
|Died||June 6, 1900 (aged 78)|
Marion, Crittenden County
|Resting place||Elmwood Cemetery in Shelby County, Tennessee|
|Residence||Marion, Crittenden County|
|Alma mater||Hannibal-LaGrange University|
Born near Moulton in Lawrence County in northern Alabama, Hodges moved to Marion in Crittenden County in northeastern Arkansas. He attended La Grange Male and Female College in LaGrange, Missouri, now part of Hannibal-LaGrange University in Hannibal, Missouri. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1848, and practiced until 1860. Prior to the American Civil War, Hodges owned many slaves near Memphis, Tennessee.
Hodges was elected as a Republican to the 43rd United States Congress (March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875) to Arkansas' First District. He did not seek reelection in 1874 to the Forty-fourth Congress and was succeeded by the Democrat Lucien C. Gause. Thereafter, he engaged in farming.
On April 17, 1858, he married Caroline Sarah Turpin Chick, the widow of his relative, John W. Hodges. He died near Marion and is interred next to his wife at Elmwood Cemetery in Memphis in Shelby County.
- United States Congress. "Asa Hodges (id: H000671)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Asa Hodges at Find a Grave
|U.S. House of Representatives|
James M. Hanks
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Arkansas's 1st congressional district
Lucien C. Gause