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James Herron Hopkins

  • Birth 3 Nov 1831 Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 17 Jun 1904 North Hatley, Estrie Region, Quebec, Canada
  • Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Plot Montrose, Lot 999
  • Memorial ID 8484092

US Representative from Pennsylvania. He graduated from Washington College, now Washington and Jefferson University, Washington, Pennsylvania, in 1850. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1852 and practiced in Pittsburgh for twenty years. During this time, he also engaged in banking, manufacturing, and mining. For several years he was vice president of the Pittsburgh chamber of commerce. He was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress, serving March 4, 1875 to March 3, 1877. Reelected to the Forty-eighth Congress on March 4, 1883 to March 3, 1885 and was also chairman for the Committee on Labor of that Congress. Unsuccessful as a candidate for reelection in 1884 to the Forty-ninth Congress, he engaged in the practice of law in Washington, D.C. until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 8 Mar 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8484092
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Herron Hopkins (3 Nov 1831–17 Jun 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8484092, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .