Nebraska Authors

Mathias M. Hoffman

AKA: Father Matt, SEE: Hutchinson, Duane

Born 1889-01-07 Dubuque, IA (USA)

Died 1961-01-19
Dyersville, IA (USA)

Places Lived

Dyersville, IA
Dubuque, IA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


His book was edited by Nebraska author Duane Hutchinson


AB, 1909, Columbia College, Dubuque, IA
St. Paul Seminary
STB, 1913, Catholic University of America
Oxford University
MA, 1924, Catholic University


Catholic Priest, ordained 1913
Army Chaplain in World War I and II, Retired in 1945 with rank of Colonel.

Places Worked

Dyersville, IA


He was awarded the Victory Medal, French Verdun Medal, Saint-Mihiel Medal, and a special regimental citation for working under fire during the Battle of Saint-Mihiel on December 12, 1918


Antique Dubuque 1673-1833. 1930.
Church Founders of the Northwest. 1937.
Centennial History of the Archdiocese of Dubuque 1837-1937. 1938.
The Story of Loras College. 1939.
Catholic Sponsors of Iowa.
Young and Fair is Iowa.

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