Posted By:John Scott Hoff
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Subject:Oscar C. "Shorty" Hoff (1855 - 1941)
Post Date:June 04, 2005 at 13:24:52
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Oscar C. "Shorty" Hoff: (Genealogical Data Entry): B: 13 Nov 1855, the second of 8 children of John H. Hoff (1830-1909) and Mary Ann Akins Hoff (1833 Indiana - 13 Feb 1907 Waukee, IA). An adventurer who went to the Klondike for the Alaskian Gold Rush in 1898 with younger brother John Cassius Hoff (B:1875). He never returned to the U.S., and died as a pensioneer in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada on 14 Dec 1941. It is is believed that he never married or had children. (information submitted by his grt. nephue, JOHN SCOTT HOFF <jsh@aviationattorney.com>)