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Oscar Allen Hoffman

Oscar Allen Hoffman was American forest products company executive.

Background

  • Hoffman, Oscar Allen was born on February 4, 1920 in Newark. Son of Ernest Benjamin and Edith Marie (Myers) Hoffman.

  • Education

    • AB, Drew University, 1943. Master of Science, Syracuse University, 1945. Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1948.

      Postgraduate, United States Naval War College, 1953.

    Career

    • Section leader Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Naval Operations research group, Washington, 1948-1954. Manager operations research American Machine and Foundry, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1954-1958. Vice president, special assistant to president Champion International Corporation, Stamford, 1958-1985.

      Commissioner finance City of Stamford, 1978—1982. Chief operations research Turkish General Staff, Ankara, summer 1956.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Connections

    • Married Carolyn Ruth Layman, May 10, 1947 (divorced). Children: Peter Miles, Jared Mark. Married Geri McReynolds, August 21, 1956.
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    Born February 4, 1920
    • 1943
      Drew University
    • 1945
      Syracuse University
    • 1948
      Stanford University
    • 1953
      United States Naval War College
    • 1948 - 1954
      Section leader, Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Naval Operations research group
      Washington, United States
    • 1954 - 1958
      manager, operations research American Machine and Foundry
      Greenwich, United Kingdom
    • 1958 - 1985
      vice president, to president Champion International Corporation
      Stamford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1958 - 1985
      special assistant, to president Champion International Corporation
      Stamford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1978 - 1982
      commissioner finance City of Stamford
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