Andrew Hoffman

21 January 1912–17 December 2006 (Age 94)
Roselle, Carroll, Iowa, United States

The Life of Andrew

When Andrew Hoffman was born on 21 January 1912, in Roselle, Carroll, Iowa, United States, his father, Peter Hoffmann, was 47 and his mother, Theresia J. "Theresa" Laub, was 40. He died on 17 December 2006, in Carroll, Carroll, Iowa, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Carroll, Carroll, Iowa, United States.

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Andrew Hoffman
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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 1

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 25

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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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Sources (3)

  • Andrew Hoffman in household of Peter Hoffman, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Andrew Hoffman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Andrew Hoffmann in household of Peter Hoffmann, "United States Census, 1920"

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