Eldridge Gott Hoke

8 November 1915–28 January 1995 (Age 79)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Eldridge Gott

Eldridge Gott Hoke was born on 8 November 1915, in Virginia, United States. He married Carrie Elizabeth Greene on 27 June 1940, in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States. He died on 28 January 1995, at the age of 79, and was buried in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States.

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Eldridge Gott Hoke
Carrie Elizabeth Greene
Marriage: 27 June 1940

Spouse and Children

27 June 1940
Sullivan, Tennessee, United States

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.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 2

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German1. ( Höke ) occupational name from Middle Low German hoke, hake ‘small trader’ ( see Hock ). 2. Americanized form of Hauck .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eldredge Hake, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Eldridge Hoke, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Eldridge Hoke in entry for Earl Rice Adams and Judith Dawn Hoke, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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