Grace Hoffman (1910 - 1984)

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Jonestown, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania

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Viktor Hoffman

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Gilbert L Hoffman

Gilbert L Hoffman

Vera Hoffman

Vera Hoffman

Connell Hall Girls

Connell Hall Girls

Helen Mae Myers

Helen Mae Myers

Catherine Myers Hoffman-Minneapolis

Catherine Myers Hoffman-Minneapolis

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Ronnie & Angela Brockett

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Arthur Harry Hoffman

Arthur Harry Hoffman

Catherine Myers Hoffman

Catherine Myers Hoffman

Brandi Hoffman

Brandi Hoffman

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Viola (McNutt) Waller Viktor Hoffman Gilbert L Hoffman Vera Hoffman

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1910 - In the year that Grace Hoffman was born, the Mann Act, also called the White-Slave Traffic Act, was signed into law. Its purpose was to make it a felony to engage in interstate or foreign commerce transport of "any woman or girl for the purpose of prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral purpose". But the language was so broad that it was also applied to consensual sex between adults when wished.

1949 - She was 39 years old when comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

1952 - Grace was 42 years old when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

1982 - Grace was 72 years old when on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

1984 - In the year of Grace Hoffman's passing, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

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Grace Hoffman died in May 1984 at 74 years old. No cause of death has been entered. She was born on March 30, 1910. We are unaware of information about Grace's family or relationships. We know that Grace Hoffman had been residing in Jonestown, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.

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