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Albert J. Hopkins

Albert Jarvis Hopkins (August 15, 1846 – August 23, 1922) was a Congressman and U.S. Senator from Illinois.

Albert Jarvis Hopkins
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United States Senator
from Illinois
In office
March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1909
Preceded byWilliam E. Mason
Succeeded byWilliam Lorimer
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 8th district
In office
March 4, 1895 – March 3, 1903
Preceded byRobert A. Childs
Succeeded byWilliam F. Mahoney
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 5th district
In office
December 7, 1885 – March 3, 1895
Preceded byReuben Ellwood
Succeeded byGeorge E. White
Personal details
Born(1846-08-15)August 15, 1846
Cortland, Illinois
DiedAugust 23, 1922(1922-08-23) (aged 76)
Aurora, Illinois
Political partyRepublican

Hopkins was born near Cortland, Illinois. He was admitted to the bar in 1871 and practiced in Aurora. He was elected to fill out the congressional term of Reuben Ellwood in 1885 and was re-elected in his own right for eight full terms, serving from 1885 through 1903. In 1903, he successfully ran for the U.S. Senate. His reelection bid in 1909 was unsuccessful and he returned to practice law in Aurora.

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Albert J. Hopkins at Wikimedia Commons
  • "Albert J. Hopkins". Find a Grave. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Reuben Ellwood
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 5th congressional district

1885–1895
Succeeded by
George E. White
Preceded by
Robert A. Childs
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 8th congressional district

1895–1903
Succeeded by
William F. Mahoney
U.S. Senate
Preceded by
William E. Mason
U.S. Senator (Class 3) from Illinois
1903–1909
Served alongside: Shelby M. Cullom
Succeeded by
William C. Lorimer