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  • Elmer J. Hoffman Collection

Elmer J. Hoffman, a native of Wheaton, Illinois, began his working life in the DuPage County Sheriff's Office in 1930. He served as the DuPage County Sheriff from 1939-1942 and again from 1947-1950. He served as deputy sheriff from 1943-1946.

Elmer J. Hoffman was elected as Illinois State Treasurer in 1952, serving in this position until his election as a United States Representative in 1959. Hoffman served two consecutive terms in the House before returning to Illinois in 1965. 

Images in this collection include several candid photoghraphs from a State Treasurer's Office Christmas Party during Hoffman's term in office.

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