Hopkins, Jr., John H.


Born: October 28, 1820, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Died: August 14, 1891, Hudson, New York.
Buried: Bishop’s House, Rock Point, Burlington, Vermont.

Courtesy of Episcopal Diocese of Vermont

Son of John H. Hopkins, sometime Bishop of Vermont, Hopkins graduated from the University of Vermont (AB 1839, MA 1845). In New York City, he worked as a reporter, intending to prepare for a law career. Instead, he entered the General Theological Seminary, where he graduated in 1850. He then became the seminary’s first music teacher (1855-57), and editor of the Church Journal (1853-68). Hopkins also served as a deacon (1850) and priest (1872), and as rector of Trinity Church, Plattsburg, Pennsylvania, and Christ Church in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

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