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theologian

Milton J. Hoffman, American theologian. Member Holland-American Foundation, Association American Rhodes Scholars, American Church History Society, Order Orange-Nassau, Phi Beta Kappa. President Raritan Valley Netherlands Association.

Background

Hoffman, Milton J. was born on January 31, 1886 in Overisel, Michigan, United States. Son of Johannes and Jennie (Timmerman) Hoffman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Hope College, Holland, Michigan, 1909, Master of Arts, 1912, Doctor of Divinity, 1918. Winner Rhodes scholarship from Michigan. Bachelor of Arts, University of Oxford, England, 1912.

Career

Head of Latin department, Hope College, 1913-1917. President Central College, Pella, Iowa, 1917-1925. Professor church history, New Brunswick Theological Seminary, 1925-1956.

Ordained ministry Reformed Church in America, December 1917.

Membership

Member Holland-American Foundation, Association American Rhodes Scholars, American Church History Society, Order Orange-Nassau, Phi Beta Kappa. President Raritan Valley Netherlands Association.

Connections

Married Anna Viola MacWhinnie, July 15, 1914. Children: Lydia Viola, Mildred Patricia.

father:
Johannes Hoffman

mother:
Jennie (Timmerman) Hoffman

spouse:
Anna Viola MacWhinnie

child:
Lydia Viola Hoffman

child:
Mildred Patricia Hoffman