John Thompson Hoffman

John Thompson Hoffman

Birth
Ossining, Westchester County, New York, USA
Death 24 Mar 1888 (aged 60)
Landkreis Darmstadt-Dieburg, Hessen, Germany
Burial Ossining, Westchester County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 7941 · View Source
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New York Governor. He graduated Union College, in 1846, studied law, was admitted to the bar and established his legal career in New York City. Entering politics, he was a member of the New York State Democratic Central Committee, in 1848, was the recorder of New York City, (1860-64) and served as Mayor of New York City, (1865-68). In 1869, he was elected as a Democrat the 26th Governor of New York, serving until 1872. During his two terms, Syracuse University was established and a new state capitol was planned. After leaving office, he retired from political life and practiced law until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 22 Dec 1999
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7941
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Thompson Hoffman (10 Jan 1828–24 Mar 1888), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7941, citing Dale Cemetery, Ossining, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .