Hoffman, George

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George Hoffman, insurance;

born in: St. Clair, Pennsylvania, on Thursday, August 26, 1875;

son of: Edward H. Hoffman and Caroline H. Hoffman, nee: Caroline H. Farson

education: public schools, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Philadelphia Manual Training School; Brown Preparatory School (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania); Peirce Business College; classical work under private tutors;

married: Emily L. Hoffman, nee: Emily L. Leacock, of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, on August 31, 1900;

children: George Edward Hoffman, Emily Caroline Hoffman, William Viney Hoffman, Edward Herbert Hoffman.

With Philadelphia & Reading Railway in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, general passenger agent's and 1st vice president's offices, 1896-1903;

with Security Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1903-10;

manager Northwestern National Life Insurance Company, 1910;

life insurance broker, 1911-16;

general manager Germania Life Insurance Company since Saturday, January 1, 1916.

Editor of The People, 1898-1905 (issued as a weekly in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania);

secretary Pennsylvania Prohibition State Commission, 1895-1906, chairman 1 yr.;

candidate for secretary of internal affairs of Pennsylvania Prohibition ticket, 1906;

treasurer Illinois State Prohibition Executive Commission 2 yrs.

Member Chicago Life Underwriters' Association., Pennsylvania Society of Illinois



Clubs: Mid-Day Club, Illinois Athletic Club, German Club.

Office: 111 W. Monroe Street

Home: 1157 W. Farwell Avenue, 1917, 1919.

Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1917; Rogers Park Directory, 1919, page 37.