Frank Hoffecker

7 November 1900–14 July 1989 (Age 88)
Smyrna, Kent, Delaware, United States

The Life of Frank

When Frank Hoffecker was born on 7 November 1900, in Smyrna, Kent, Delaware, United States, his father, William Wendell Hoffecker, was 41 and his mother, Catharine Thomas Short, was 41. He lived in Wenonah, Gloucester, New Jersey, United States in 1935 and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 14 July 1989, in Ocean City, Cape May, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 5

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

German (Rhineland): variant of Hofacker .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank Hoffecker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frank Hoffacker in household of William W Hoffacker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank Hoffecker in household of William W Hoffecker, "United States Census, 1930"

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