Biography of S. S. Hoff
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Hoff, S. S., was born in the town of Tioga, October 17, 1858, was educated in the common schools, finishing at Kingston College, from which he graduated in 1878. After leaving school he entered into business in Van Etten in a general store. In 1881 he removed the business to Freeville and continued until 1885, and then exchanged the business for the Junction Hotel property, which he sold in 1886. At the age of twenty one he married Nellie Nourse, daughter of Edwin A. Nourse, of Van Ettenville, and they are the parents of four children, two sons, Arthur and Harry, and two daughters, Flora and Luella. In 1886 he took an interest in the Freeville Cathedral Glass Works, of which he has been superintendent for the past eight years. He takes the Republican side in politics, and is now justice of the peace in his town, is also trustee of the school, and trustee of the village.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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