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Paul G. Hoffman

Studebaker Corporation

1935 - 1948

Automotive & Aerospace

Military ServiceArmy
1930 b. 1891
Born-Died1891 - 1974
BirthplaceIllinois (IL)
FatherOwner, Small Business
Era - 1930

Hoffman, the Studebaker company executive, is one of the few auto company presidents to have risen from the sales department. In the first nine-months of his tenure, sales totaled 30,194, which put the company fourth among the independent passenger car producers. By the end of World War II, Studebaker Corporation was recognized as the leading independent car company in the U.S.