Born in California on April 14, 1889. Hoffman learned to paint from his father, Wilmot. He was working as an artist in San Francisco in 1904 but by 1910 was a candy salesman. He died in Los Angeles on February 13, 1965.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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