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Forest products company executive

Oscar Allen Hoffman, 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

Bachelor of Arts, Drew U., 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, Connecticut, 1958-1985; commissioner finance, Stamford, 1978-1982. Chief operations research Turkish General Staff, Ankara, summer 1956.

Connections

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

father:
Ernest Benjamin Hoffman

mother:
Edith Marie (Myers) Hoffman

spouse:
Carolyn Ruth Layman

spouse:
Geri McReynolds

child:
Peter Miles Hoffman

child:
Jared Mark Hoffman