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Hoff, John van Rensselaer, BG.
Home Town Mount Morris, New York
Last Address Washington, DC
Date of Passing Jan 14, 1920
Location of Interment Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates Plot: Section 2, Site LOT 1004
Last Known Activity General John Van Rensselaer Hoff was born in New York State on April 7,1848. He graduated in Medicine at Albany Medical College in 1871 and at Columbia in 1874. He served as. an Army surgeon on the American western frontier and overseas. In 1902 he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel. He retired from active duty in 1912.