Hoffman Ailes Mathis

5 December 1915–10 March 1989 (Age 73)
Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States

The Life of Hoffman Ailes

When Hoffman Ailes Mathis was born on 5 December 1915, in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States, his father, Jesse French Mathis, was 28 and his mother, Viola Irene Armstrong, was 20. He married Elizabeth Milburn Rust Hawes on 3 July 1941, in Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States in 1940 and Wharton, Texas, United States in 1993. He died on 10 March 1989, in Wharton, Wharton, Texas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Wharton, Wharton, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hoffman Ailes Mathis
Elizabeth Milburn Rust Hawes
Marriage: 3 July 1941
Hoffman Ailes Mathis
Jack Richard Mathis
Diane Elaine Mathis
Deborah Kay Mathis

Spouse and Children

3 July 1941
Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States


    Hoffman Ailes Mathis



    Diane Elaine Mathis


    Deborah Kay Mathis


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 14

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch and French: from a variant of the personal name Mathias ( see Matthew ).2 English: patronymic from a pet form of Matthew .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hoffman A Mathis in household of Arnold T Frankovich, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hoffman A Mathis in household of Lewis Graff, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hoffman Mathis in household of Walter N Vetters, "United States Census, 1930"

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