What is the abbreviation meaning of this?

I'm trying to re-write a paragraph by using abbreviations correctly, but I came across "Hon.". It's supposed to be a name but I can't find the meaning anywhere. Can someone help, please?

Here's the sentence:

"Recently he persuaded Hon. Smith to accompany him to the V.A. hospital..."

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  • 8 years ago
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    Honorable Abbr. Hon.

    a. Used as a title of respect for certain high government officials: The Honorable Jane Doe, Associate Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts.

    b. Used as a courtesy title for the children of barons and viscounts and the younger sons of earls.

    c. Used in the House of Commons as a title of respect when speaking of another member.

  • It means Honorable.

  • 8 years ago

    it's usually used as an abbreviation for Honorable.

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