Leo Hoffman

19 June 1895–18 December 1964 (Age 69)
New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Leo

When Leo Hoffman was born on 19 June 1895, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Peter Hoffmann, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Peters, was 30. He lived in Oxford Township, Warren, New Jersey, United States in 1900 and Bloomfield, Essex, New Jersey, United States in 1910. He died on 18 December 1964, at the age of 69, and was buried in Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Hoffmann
1857–1939
Elizabeth Peters
1864–1946
Mary Hoffman
1891–1975
Child Hoffman
1910–
Child
–1900
Child
–1900
Child
–1900
Child
–1910
Anna Hoffman
1894–1970
Leo Hoffman
1895–1964
LEO PATRICK HOFFMANN, SR
1896–1967
Joseph Hoffman
1898–1972
Landis Leo Hoffmann
1900–
Larry Michael Hoffman
1901–
Lawrence J Hoffmann
1902–1961
Vincent Hoffman
1905–
Elizabeth D Hoffmann
1908–

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 1
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1903
Age 8
The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.
1916
Age 21
"During a deadly heat wave, thousands of residents were at the seaside resorts of Jersey Shore. Between July 1 and July 2 of 1916, five different people were attacked by sharks, and four of them ultimately died. Scientific knowledge about sharks was limited at this time, so these tragic incidents started a wave of ""shark panic"" that was spread by telephone calls, letters, newspapers, and other media."

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hoffmann ‘steward’.2 Dutch: occupational name for a farm laborer or a gardener, someone who worked at the hof, the manor farm.

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

Possible Related Names

Hoffmann
Goffman
Gofman
Homan

Sources (4)

  • Leo Hoffman in household of Peter Hoffman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leo Hoffman in household of Peter Hoffman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leo Hoffman, "Find A Grave Index"

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