Claire Giannini Hoffman, daughter of Bank of America founder A.P. Giannini and herself an important figure in banking history, died last Saturday at Seven Oaks, the family home in San Mateo, Calif.

Mrs. Hoffman was 92. She was born in the same year BofA was founded. She spent much of her life carrying on the legacy of her father and his "banking for the people" principles.

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