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John Edward Hoff

John Edward Hoff, American educator, civil engineer. Member National, Texas societies professional engrs., American Society of Civil Engineers American Society Engineering Education, Houston Engineering and Science Society, Tau Beta Pi, Omicron Delta Kappa. Lion (past president Comanche).

Background

  • Hoff, John Edward was born on March 12, 1906 in Comanche, Texas, United States. Son of John Peter and Emma Sophia (Rea) Hoff.

  • Education

    • A.S. in Civil Engineering, John Tarleton Agricultural College, 1924. Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University Texas, 1927, Master of Science, 1929.

    Career

    • Researcher, inspector concrete pavement Texas Highway Department, 1927-1929. Chief engineer lease, surveys and general construction Lloyd Oil Corporation, Fort Worth, 1929-1930. Bridge designer, estimator Texas Highway Department, 1930-1931.

      President, general manager Comanche Milling company, 1931-1940. Engineer design and estimates on construction Camp Bowie, Texas for Koch & Fowler Company, 1940-1941. Faculty U. Houston, since 1941, professor сivil engineering, since 1949, department chairman, 1950-1964, varsity tennis coach, since 1946.

      Mayor, Comanche, 1935-1939. Registered profile engineer, Texas.

    Membership

    Member National, Texas societies professional engrs., American Society of Civil Engineers American Society Engineering Education, Houston Engineering and Science Society, Tau Beta Pi, Omicron Delta Kappa. Lion (past president Comanche).

    Connections

    • Married Johnnie A. Durst, May 16, 1936. Children: Barbara (Mistress.
    • father: John Peter Hoff
    • mother: Emma Sophia (Rea) Hoff
    • spouse: Johnnie A. Durst
    • child: Barbara (Mrs Hoff
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    Born March 12, 1906
    Died December 8, 1966
    (aged 60)
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