Albert Hoffman

Brief Life History of Albert

When Albert Hoffman was born on 7 January 1909, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Albert Hoffman, was 24 and his mother, Ida Dora Krieger, was 21. He married Mary Gene Asp on 17 August 1940, in Evanston, Cook, Illinois, United States. He died on 3 February 1973, in Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 64.

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Albert Hoffman
Mary Gene Asp
Marriage: 17 August 1940

Sources (5)

  • Albert Hoffman in household of Albert Hoffman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Albert Hoffman Jr, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"
  • Albert Hoffmans Jr. in household of Albert Hoffmans, "United States Census, 1930"

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1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.


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Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hoffmann or Hofmann and a variant of the Jewish name. Compare Hofman 2.

Dutch: variant of Hofman 1.

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

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