George H. Hoffman (b. 1855 in NY)

Almost nothing is know about George Hoffman.

A George Hoffman is listed as a musician in 1849 in Wilson's NYC Directory.
Perhaps that was his father.

The S.F. Directory of 1874 lists a George Hoffman as a machinist for the Singer Manufacturing company.

In 1889 and 1890 he is listed as a Manufacturer of Banjos.