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 Julia Elizabeth <I>Christiansen</I> Hoffman

Julia Elizabeth Christiansen Hoffman

Manti, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
Death 30 Nov 1934 (aged 78)
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Memorial ID 6625360 · View Source
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1907: The (Oregon College of Arts and Crafts) is founded as the Arts and Crafts Society by Julia Hoffman, photographer, painter, sculptor, metal worker and weaver, out of her desire to foster the Arts and Crafts movement through classes and exhibitions. The first classes were held in members’ homes.

Mrs. Lee Hoffman in Hospital with Injuries and Shock
Mrs. Lee Hoffman, 79, 2131 Northwest Davis street, was injured early last night when struck by an automobile driven by M. C. Woodard, 1406 American Bank Building, at Southwest Tenth avenue and Alder street.
Mrs. Hoffman was taken to the police emergency hospital, where it was reported she was suffering from a broken shoulder and head concussion and which might prove serious, due to her age. After being given first aid attention at the police emergency hospital she was taken to Good Samaritan hospital at the request of relatives. She is the mother of Lee Hawley Hoffman, prominent contractor.
Oregonian, November 7, 1934

Mrs. Lee Hoffman Last Name on List
Total 24 More than in 1933 and Six over ex-Record
Setting an new all-time high record with 82 traffic deaths, the city's fiscal year closed at midnight last night, this bloody total was 24 more than for the previous fiscal year, when the number was reduced to 58, and six greater than the previous record of 1931. Death of Mrs. Lee Hoffman, 79, yesterday brought the total to 82...
Struck by an automobile at Southwest Tenth avenue and Alder street November 6, Mrs. Lee Hoffman, 79, suffered injuries which caused her death yesterday.
Immediately after the accident election night, Mrs. Hoffman was taken to the police emergency hospital, where it was learned she had a broken shoulder and head concussions. She later was removed to Good Samaritan hospital where she remained until her death yesterday. Relatives reported that she never regained full consciousness.
Attending physicians reported that her advanced age made it difficult for her to rally from her injuries.
The car which struck Mrs. Hoffman was driven by M. C. Woodard, 1406 American Bank building. No charges were made against him.
Mrs. Hoffman was described by friends as being extremely influential in bringing art to the people of Portland. She was the founder and for many years president of the Portland Society of Arts and Crafts. She took an active interest in the symphony orchestra, in the art museum, and in the Portland Garden club.
Born in Utah in 1855, Julia Christensen came to Portland in 1881. Two years later she married Lee Hoffman, who died in 1895, leaving her with two children, both now living in Portland.
They are L. H. Hoffman, prominent contractor, and Mrs. Ferdinand C. Smith. A brother, Frank Christensen, lives in Texas. Four grandchildren – sons and daughters of L. H. Hoffman – also survive.
Mrs. Hoffman made her home at 2131 Northwest Davis street. With the exception of a few years when her son and daughter were in school, she lived in Portland since 1881.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 11 A. M. at the Unitarian church, Southwest Twelfth avenue and Salmon street. Interment will be in the Riverview cemetery. Holman & Lutz are in charge of arrangements.
Morning Oregonian, December 1, 1934

Final rites for Mrs. Lee Hoffman, a patron of the arts in Portland, who fell victim to the city's trqaffic, will be held in First Unitarian church tomorrow morning at 11 o'clock.
Mrs. Hoffman, who was struck November 6 at Southwest Tenth avenue and Alder street, was the 82d of the city's victims. She died Friday.
Sunday Oregonian, December 2, 1934

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Julia Elizabeth Christiansen Hoffman (30 Mar 1856–30 Nov 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6625360, citing River View Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Karin Morey (contributor 47295988) .