William Warner Hoppin (1807 - 1880)

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William Warner Hoppin (September 1, 1807 – April 18, 1880) was the 24th Governor of Rhode Island from 1854 to 1857.


Early life


Hoppin was a native of Providence, Rhode Island. He graduated from the Hopkins School in 1824 and then went to Yale University for his undergraduate degree and for law school.


Political career


In 1856 he became a delegate to the Republican National Convention. His first elected office was to the Common Council of Providence in 1838. He was governor from the 2 May 1854 to 26 May 1857.


In 1861, he participated in the Peace Conference, and he was a staunch supporter of the Union cause during the war.


He is buried at Swan Point Cemetery.

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