Dorothy Hoffman

27 May 1907–6 August 1995 (Age 88)
Brentwood, Prince George's, Maryland, United States

The Life of Dorothy

When Dorothy Hoffman was born on 27 May 1907, in Brentwood, Prince George's, Maryland, United States, her father, John Paul Sr Hoffman, was 33 and her mother, Mary Florence Sweeney, was 25. She died on 6 August 1995, in Calvert, Maryland, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Lincoln, Prince George's, Maryland, United States.

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John Paul Sr Hoffman
Mary Florence Sweeney
John Paul Jr Hoffman
Florence Hoffman
Joseph Daniel Hoffman
Dorothy Hoffman
Mathilde Mary Hoffman
George G. Hoffman
Mary Agnes Hoffman
Pauline J Hoffman
William Griffin Hoffman

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 2

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hoffmann ‘steward’.2 Dutch: occupational name for a farm laborer or a gardener, someone who worked at the hof, the manor farm.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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