HOFFMAN, Carl Henry, (1896 - 1980)


HOFFMAN, Carl Henry, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Bangor, Northampton County, Pa., August 12, 1896; attended the public schools and was graduated from Juniata College, Huntingdon, Pa., in 1922; served during the First World War as a candidate in Officers’ Training School for Infantry; taught school and was a coach of athletics at Juniata College in 1922; engaged in the lumber, oil, and banking businesses in Somerset, Pa., 1923-1946; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-ninth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of J. Buell Snyder and served from May 21, 1946, to January 3, 1947; was not a candidate for renomination in 1946 to the Eightieth Congress; resumed his former business pursuits at Somerset, Pa., where he resided until his death November 30, 1980; interment in Husband Cemetery.