Hoffman, Frank

Identity area

Type of entity

Person

Authorized form of name

Hoffman, Frank

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Other form(s) of name

  • Hoffman, Francis

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Description area

Dates of existence

1877–1958

History

Frank Hoffman was a Presbyterian and later United Church minister and missionary to Hungarians in Saskatchewan. He was born in Hungary, in 1877, the son of a Calvinist pastor. He taught agriculture and assisted the Hungarian Lieutenant-Governor until World War I, when he became an officer in the Hungarian National Guard. After being captured by the Russians, Frank Hoffman escaped to Canada. He studied at Manitoba College and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1922. He served as a home missionary to Hungarians in Saskatchewan from 1925 to 1945, then retired and moved to Vancouver Island. He died in October 1958.

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Relationships area

Related entity

United Church of Canada, Saskatchewan Conference (1925–2018)

Identifier of the related entity

SCAA-UCCS-0001

Category of the relationship

associative

Dates of the relationship

1925–1945

Description of relationship

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Authority record identifier

SCAA-UCCS-0073

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Status

Draft

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2017: drafted for SAIN

Language(s)

  • English

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Sources

United Church of Canada Archives (Toronto), "Frank Hoffman", in Archeion database (Archives Association of Ontario); Douglas Walkington, "United Church Ministers, 1925-1980", p.331.

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