Jimmy Hoffa was an American author and labor union leader famous for being the President of America's largest labor union, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) union. He served as IBT's president from 1958 to 1971. He was sentenced to prison in 1967 after being convicted of a number of crimes, including jury tampering and fraud. Having spent four years in prison, he received a pardon from President Richard Nixon, which came months after his resignation as president of IBT. He mysteriously disappeared in the middle of the 1975. About seven years after his disappearance, he was declared dead in absentia. Up until today, his body has not been found.
He married Josephine Poszywak in 1936. The couple had two children: Barbara and James. He remained married to Josephine until he vanished in 1975.
The last place he was seen before his mysterious disappearance was outside a restaurant in Detroit, where he was supposed to meet with two Mafia bosses.
It is widely believed that he was murdered by the Mafia.
was a famous American union leader,
who was born on
February 14, 1913. As a person born on this date, Jimmy Hoffa is listed in our database as the 6th
most popular celebrity for the day (February 14) and the 11th most popular for the year (1913).
People born on February 14
fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer.
Jimmy Hoffa is the 236th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Jimmy Hoffa's birthday, Jimmy Hoffa is the 1584th most famous American.
In general, Jimmy Hoffa ranks as the 2765th
most popular famous person of all time.
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