FACTOID # 20: Statistically, Delaware bears more cost of the US Military than any other state.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Harold G. Hoffman

Harold Giles Hoffman (February 7, 1896June 4, 1954) was an American politician who was the Republican Governor of New Jersey from 1935 to 1938. February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1896 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... June 4 is the 155th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (156th in leap years), with 210 days remaining. ... 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... This is a list of governors of New Jersey. ... State nickname: The Garden State Other U.S. States Capital Trenton Largest city Newark Governor Richard Codey (D)Acting Official languages None defined Area 22,608 km² (47th)  - Land 19,231 km²  - Water 3,378 km² (14. ... 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Harold Hoffman was born in South Amboy, New Jersey, attended public schools and graduated from South Amboy High School in 1913. He worked with a local newspaper until enlisting on July 25, 1917 as a private in the Third Regiment of the New Jersey Infantry, where he was subsequently promoted to the rank of captain. South Amboy is a city located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. ... Link title1913 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ... 1917 was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ...


After World War I, Hoffman returned to South Amboy and became an executive with the South Amboy Trust Company (Hoffman would later became the bank's president, a position he would hold until 1942). World War I was primarily a European conflict with many facets: immense human sacrifice, stalemate trench warfare, and the use of new, devastating weapons - tanks, aircraft, machineguns, and poison gas. ... This article is about the year. ...


Political Career

  • 1917 to 1919, military service
  • 1920 to 1925, city treasurer of South Amboy
  • 1923 to 1924, state assemblyman
  • 1925 to 1926, mayor of South Amboy
  • 1927 to 1931, member of the U.S. House of Representatives
  • 1931 to 1935, state motor vehicle commissioner
  • 1935 to 1938, Governor of New Jersey
  • 1938 to 1942, director of the state Unemployment Compensation Commission
  • 1942 to 1946, military service
  • 1946 to 1954, director of the state Unemployment Compensation Commission

Due to World War II, Hoffman was granted military leave as director of the Unemployment Commission on June 15, 1942. He reentered the army as a major in the Transportation Corps and served until June 24, 1946 when he was discharged with the rank of colonel. Upon discharge, Hoffman resumed his position as director of the Unemployment Commission. 1917 was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... 1919 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1920 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... 1925 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1925 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1927 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1931 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1931 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article is about the year. ... This article is about the year. ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrinations, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons like the atom bomb World War II, also known as the Second World War, was by far the bloodiest and most expensive war in history, estimated... June 15 is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (167th in leap years), with 199 days remaining. ... This article is about the year. ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ...


As governor, Hoffman secretly visited convicted Lindbergh kidnapper Bruno Hauptmann in his death row cell on the evening of October 16, 1935 with Anna Bading, a stenographer and fluent speaker of German. Hoffman urged the other members of the Court of Errors and Appeals to visit Hauptmann. Lindbergh baby kidnapping poster. ... Bruno Richard Hauptmann (November 26, 1899 – April 3, 1936) was a German carpenter and criminal, sentenced to death and executed for the Lindbergh kidnapping, the abduction and murder of Charles Augustus Lindbergh III, the 20-month old son of famous pilot Charles Lindbergh. ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in Leap years). ... 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Despite Governor Hoffman's doubt regarding Hauptmann's guilt, Hoffman was unable to convince the other members of the Court to re-examine the case, and Hauptmann was executed on April 3, 1936. April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ... 1936 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


As Governor, Harold Hoffman got into at least two separate fist-fights with reporters. Hoffman's advocacy of a state sales tax cost him the support of his own party, and he was not renominated for a second term as Governor. A sales tax is a tax on consumption. ...


On March 18, 1954 Governor Meyner uncovered Hoffman's massive corruption scam, and suspended Hoffman as Employment Security Division Director. Before dying in New York City in June of that year, Hoffman made a written confession of embezzling over $300,000. March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Baumle Meyner (July 3, 1908 - May 27, 1990) of Phillipsburg, New Jersey was the Democratic Governor of the U.S. state of New Jersey from 1954 to 1962. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the United States, and is at the center of international finance, politics, entertainment, and culture. ...


Hoffman is buried in Christ Church Cemetery in South Amboy, New Jersey.


External links

  • Article on Hoffman's corruption
  • bioguide.congress.gov
Preceded by:
A. Harry Moore
Governors of New Jersey Succeeded by:
A. Harry Moore

  Results from FactBites:
 
Harold G. Hoffman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (622 words)
Harold Giles Hoffman (February 7, 1896–June 4, 1954) was an American politician, a Republican who served as the 41st Governor of New Jersey, from 1935 to 1938.
Hoffman was born in South Amboy, New Jersey, attended public schools and graduated from South Amboy High School in 1913.
Hoffman's advocacy of a state sales tax cost him the support of his own party, and he was not renominated for a second term as Governor.
Hoffman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (300 words)
Hoffman, Hoffmann, or Hofmann may refer to several things, such as surnames, place names which are derived from these surnames (mainly German), and other things, names of which are derived from these surnames.
Max Hoffman, Austrian importer of European automobiles into the United States after World War Two, who was inducted into the International Automobile Hall of Fame because of his profound influence upon the development of automobiles and the trade
Hoffman is a novel / screenplay by Ernest Gebler and a 1970 comedy film by Alvin Rakoff starring Peter Sellers as Benjamin Hoffman.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m