Jimmy Hoffa (1913–1975)

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Jimmy Hoffa was born on February 14, 1913 in Brazil, Indiana, USA as James Riddle Hoffa. He was married to Josephine Poszywak. He died on July 30, 1975 in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA. See full bio »

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David Brinkley's Journal Himself - President of the Teamsters Union
Dinah! Himself
Firing Line Himself - Guest


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 1993 American Justice: Target - Mafia (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1974 Dinah! (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1974) ... Himself
 1974 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
- Episode #13.142 (1974) ... Himself
 1973 The Dick Cavett Show (TV Series)
Himself - Former Union Leader
- Episode dated 31 October 1973 (1973) ... Himself - Former Union Leader
 1972 Firing Line (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- James R. Hoffa (1972) ... Himself - Guest
 1963 David Brinkley's Journal (TV Series)
Himself - President of the Teamsters Union
- Portrait in Depth (1963) ... Himself - President of the Teamsters Union
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Was lead guest on the daytime program "One O'Clock Club", interviewed by Dorothy Fuldheim, other guests included folksinger Josh White and the Joe Howard Trio.

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 6 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Personal Quote:

When you run an organization like the Teamsters, one man has to be the boss and run things. They all know I'm back, very much back, and that I will be the general president again come hell or high water. See more »


He was sent to prison in 1967 for jury tampering, fraud and attempted bribery. He was to serve a 13 year sentence, but President Richard Nixon reduced it, and Hoffa was released from prison in 1971. See more »

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