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Oscar Allen Hoffman

forest products company executive

Oscar Allen Hoffman was American forest products company executive.


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


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

Postgraduate, United States Naval War College, 1953.


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.


Married Carolyn Ruth Layman, May 10, 1947 (divorced). Children: Peter Miles, Jared Mark. Married Geri McReynolds, August 21, 1956.