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


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  • Fuller Name

    • Paul Gray
  • Variants

    • us: Hoffman, Paul Gray, 1891-
  • Variants

    • us: Hoffman, Paul Gray, 1891-
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18910426
    • Death Date

        19741008
    • Birth Place

        Western Springs, Ill.
    • Death Place

        New York, N.Y.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Studebaker Corporation
    • Organization

        (naf) Studebaker Corporation
    • Has Affiliation

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

        (naf) Ford Foundation
    • Affiliation Start

        1950
    • Affiliation End

        1953
    • Has Affiliation

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

        (naf) United Nations Development Programme
    • Affiliation Start

        1966
    • Affiliation End

        1972
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
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  • Earlier Established Forms

      Hoffman, Paul Gray, 1891-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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