Clarence Hofer

6 December 1912–19 July 2009 (Age 96)
Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States

The Life of Clarence

When Clarence Hofer was born on 6 December 1912, his father, Clifford Ralph Hofer, was 25 and his mother, Emily Zella Sweezy, was 23. He died on 19 July 2009, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Clifford Ralph Hofer
Emily Zella Sweezy
Sylvia Maria Hofer
Clarence Hofer

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    Sylvia Maria Hofer



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 Seventeenth Amendment

Age 1

The Seventeenth Amendment allows the people of each state to elect their own Senators instead of having the state legislature assign them.

Age 29

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone who lived at, worked on, or managed a farm, from Middle High German hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’, ‘court’ + the agent suffix -er. Compare Hoffmann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clarence Hoffer in household of Alford Hoffer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clarence Hofer in household of Clifford Hofer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clarence Hofer in household of Clifford Hofer, "United States Census, 1940"

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