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Larry Jones HOPKINS

(1933- )

HOPKINS, Larry Jones, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., October 25, 1933; attended the public schools of Wingo, Ky.; attended Murray State University, 1951-1954; served in the United States Marine Corps, 1954-1956; stockbroker, Hilliard & Lyons, Inc.; county clerk, Fayette, Ky., 1969; served in the Kentucky State house of representatives, 1972-1976; State senate, 1976-1978; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-sixth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 1993); unsuccessful candidate in 1991 for governor of Kentucky; was not a candidate for renomination in 1992 to the One Hundred Third Congress; director, Tobacco Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, United States Department of Agriculture; is a resident of Lexington, Ky.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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