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GEORGE MATTHIAS HOFFMAN - (1870-1936) - Graduated West
Point (1896). Graduated Army War college (1921).
Commissioned 2nd Lt. (1896), and served in Spanish-American
War and World War #1. Married Ruth Thompson (1901); children
- George Matthias, Richard, and Mary. Served on Panama Canal
and various river and harbor works. Appointed a member to
Mississippi River Committee in 1927. Awarded DSM (U.S.).