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Herbert Frank Hoffman

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Hoffman, Herbert Frank. b. August 15, 1914, Oakland, California;  Never in Spain; Father George Hoffman lived at 1105 Oak Street, Alameda, California; Single; Received Passport# San Francisco series 24936 issued February 24, 1937, which listed his address as 2228 Emanuel (Encinall; Eurinat) Avenue, Alameda, CA c/o Margaret (Marg Lafler) Loefler, lived at that address with his sister and brother; Sailed March 17, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; Among a group of seven volunteers who were refused permission to disembark by French authorities due to a lack of funds, the group included   Meyer Arnovitch, Abraham Bernard, Herbert Frank Hoffstrom, Willliam Lux, Oscar O’Neil, and Victor Samulis; All had their passports taken up after returning to the US; Returned to the US on April 10, 1937 aboard the President Roosevelt; WWII Enlisted in the US Army, June 26, 1942, d. April 1976, Alameda, California; Brother of Albert Clarence Hoffman.

 

Sources: Sail; SACB; USSDA/321/342/351/352/359; Ancestry.

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Last Name Hoffman
First/Middle Name Herbert Frank
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