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Carl Henry Hoffman

Carl Henry Hoffman (August 12, 1896 – November 30, 1980) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Carl H. Hoffman
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 23rd district
In office
May 21, 1946 – January 3, 1947
Preceded byJ. Buell Snyder
Succeeded byWilliam J. Crow
Personal details
Born(1896-08-12)August 12, 1896
Bangor, Pennsylvania
DiedNovember 30, 1980(1980-11-30) (aged 84)
Somerset, Pennsylvania
Political partyRepublican
Alma materJuniata College


Carl H. Hoffman graduated from Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, in 1922. He served during the First World War as a candidate in Officers' Training School for Infantry. He taught school and was a coach of athletics at Juniata College in 1922. He was engaged in the lumber, oil, and banking businesses in Somerset, Pennsylvania from 1923 to 1946.

Hoffman was 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. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1946 to the Eightieth Congress. He resumed his former business pursuits at Somerset where he resided until his death in 1980. Interment in Husband Cemetery.


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Preceded by
J. Buell Snyder
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 23rd congressional district

Succeeded by
William J. Crow