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Governor William Warner Hoppin

Birthdate: (82)
Birthplace: Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
Death: Died in Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
Place of Burial: Swan Point Cemetery Providence Providence County Rhode Island, USA Plot: Group 192 Lot 4A
Immediate Family:

Son of Benjamin Hoppin, IV and Esther Phillips (Warner) Hoppin
Husband of Frances Augusta (Street) Hoppin
Father of Frederick Street Hoppin; William W Hoppin, Jr and Esther Phillips Hoppin
Brother of James Mason Hoppin; Levi Hoppin; Benjamin Hoppin, V; Carrington Hoppin; Covington Hoppin and 2 others

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About William W. Hoppin, Governor

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_W._Hoppin

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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William W. Hoppin, Governor's Timeline

1807
September 1, 1807
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
1834
June 10, 1834
Age 26
1839
December 15, 1839
Age 32
Providence, Civil, Providence, Rhode Island
1842
June 3, 1842
Age 34
Providence, Civil, Providence, Rhode Island
1890
April 19, 1890
Age 82
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
April 19, 1890
Age 82
Swan Point Cemetery Providence Providence County Rhode Island, USA Plot: Group 192 Lot 4A

Birth: Sep. 1, 1807
Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 1890
Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA

Rhode Island Governor from 1854 to 1857.

Family links:
Parents:
Benjamin Hoppin (1777 - 1865)
Esther Phillips Warner Hoppin (1779 - 1842)

Spouse:
Frances Augusta Street Hoppin (1807 - 1879)*

Children:
Frederick Street Hoppin (1834 - 1907)*

Sibling:
William Warner Hoppin (1807 - 1890)
James Mason Hoppin (1820 - 1906)*

*Calculated relationship

Burial:
Swan Point Cemetery
Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
Plot: Group 192 Lot 4A

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