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  Hoffman, Elmer J.
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NameElmer J. Hoffman
AddressReber Street
Wheaton, Illinois , United States
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Born July 07, 1899
DiedJune 25, 1976 (76 years)
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Info born on a farm in Du Page County, near Wheaton, Ill., July 7, 1899; attended the public schools of Wheaton; enlisted in the Artillery Corps during the First World War and served in France; helped operate his father?s farm as well as his own trucking firm 1919-1930; employed in Du Page County sheriff?s office 1930-1938; sheriff of Du Page County 1939-1942; chief deputy sheriff 1943-1946; again sheriff 1947-1950; in 1951 was probation officer of Du Page County?s circuit and county courts; elected State treasurer in 1952, reelected in 1956 and served until elected to Congress; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-sixth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1965); was not a candidate for renomination in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress; resided in Wheaton, Ill., where he died June 25, 1976; interment in St. Michael?s Cemetery.

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  11/03/1964 IL Secretary of State Lost 44.63% (-10.75%)
  04/14/1964 IL Secretary of State-R Primary Won 44.01% (+19.55%)
  11/06/1962 IL District 14 Won 59.71% (+19.42%)
  11/08/1960 IL District 14 Won 63.77% (+27.54%)
  11/04/1958 IL District 14 Won 64.33% (+28.65%)
  11/06/1956 IL Treasurer Won 52.79% (+5.81%)
  11/04/1952 IL Treasurer Won 54.52% (+9.22%)
  04/08/1952 IL Treasurer-R Primary Won 41.53% (+6.63%)
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