Hoff, John van Rensselaer, BG

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Service Branch
Medical Corps
Primary Unit
1872-1912, HQ, US Army Medical Command (MEDCOM)
Service Years
1872 - 1912

Medical Corps

Brigadier General

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
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

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US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Medical Shoulder Cord

 Additional Information
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.





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 Unit Assignments
HQ, US Army Medical Command (MEDCOM)
  1872-1912, HQ, US Army Medical Command (MEDCOM)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1872-1891 Indian Wars (US)
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1906-1908 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
 Colleges Attended 
State University of New York at AlbanyColumbia University
  1866-1871, State University of New York at Albany
  1871-1872, Columbia University
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