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us: Hoffman, Paul G. (Paul Gray), 1891-1974

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  • Fuller Name

    • Paul Gray
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

    • Birth Place

        Western Springs, Ill.
    • Death Place

        New York, N.Y.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Studebaker Corporation
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Economic Cooperation Administration
        • Affiliation Start: 1948
        • Affiliation End: 1950
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Ford Foundation
        • Affiliation Start: 1950
        • Affiliation End: 1953
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United Nations Development Programme
        • Affiliation Start: 1966
        • Affiliation End: 1972
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    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Studebaker automobile
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Automobile industry executives
            (lcsh) Statesmen
        • Earlier Established Forms

            Hoffman, Paul Gray, 1891-
        • Sources

          • found: Raucher, A.R. Paul G. Hoffman ... 1985: CIP data sheet (1891-1974)
          • found: LC data base, 5/22/85 (hdg.: Hoffman, Paul Gray, 1891-; usage: Paul G. Hoffman)
          • found: Wikipedia, September 3, 2013 (Paul G. Hoffman; Paul Gray Hoffman; American automobile company executive, statesman and global development aid administrator; born April 26, 1891 in Western Springs, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago; he quit college at age 18 to sell Studebaker cars in Los Angeles and made his first million dollars by the age of 34; he served as president of Studebaker from 1935 to 1948; he took a leave of absence to spend a two-year term (1948-1950) as director of the Economic Cooperation Administration, administering the Marshall Plan aid program to Europe following World War II; from 1950 to 1953 he also served as the president of the Ford Foundation; returning to Studebaker in 1953, Hoffman was chairman of the corporation during the turbulent period leading up to and during the 1954 merger with the Packard Motor Car Company; from 1966 to 1972 he was the first administrator of the United Nations Development Programme when it was founded, with David Owen as his co-administrator; he died October 8, 1974 in New York City)
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          • 1985-05-24: new
          • 2013-09-05: revised
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