Willie Hodges

 
 

Willie attended Yale University and Harvard Law School in the early 1930s. In 1935, he became a member of the Colorado Arlberg Club and was president of the club from 1937 to 1940. After serving in the US Navy, he became secretary of the newly formed Aspen Ski Corporation and Aspen Hotel Company. He was elected president of the Aspen Skiing Corporation in 1951 and served as president for ten years overseeing mountain growth.