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 Walter Oakley Hoffecker

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Walter Oakley Hoffecker

Birth
Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Death 23 Jan 1934 (aged 79)
Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Burial Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 7871741 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Smyrna Seminary in 1872, studied civil engineering at Lehigh University and engaged in a variety of engineer transportation issues in Smyrna, Delaware. He was president of the Philadelphia & Smyrna Transportation Company, plus engaged in the canning industry and banking. In 1900, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of his father John Henry Hoffecker serving until 1901. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was a member of the Delaware State Highway Commission and resumed his previous business activities until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 16 Sep 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7871741
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7871741/walter-oakley-hoffecker : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Oakley Hoffecker (20 Sep 1854–23 Jan 1934), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7871741, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .