Paul Baker Huffman

20 June 1889–4 February 1974 (Age 84)
Wabash, Indiana, United States

The Life of Paul Baker

When Paul Baker Huffman was born on 20 June 1889, in Wabash, Indiana, United States, his father, Marion F Huffman, was 31 and his mother, Aseneth Hight, was 32. He married Letha Luce or Lure Sims. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Chester Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States for about 40 years. He registered for military service in 1888. He died on 4 February 1974, in North Manchester, Wabash, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Chester Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States.

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Paul Baker Huffman
Letha Luce or Lure Sims
Madeline Huffman
Vivian Willodean Huffman

Spouse and Children



    Madeline Huffman


    Vivian Willodean Huffman


Parents and Siblings

    Marion F Huffman


    Aseneth Hight




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 17

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Hoffmann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Paul Huffman in household of Marion T Huffman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Paul Huffman in household of M F Huffman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Paul Huffman, "United States Census, 1920"

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