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  Hoopes, Darlington
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AffiliationSocialist  
 
NameDarlington Hoopes
Address
Reading, Pennsylvania , United States
EmailNone
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Born September 11, 1896
DiedSeptember 25, 1989 (93 years)
ContributorChronicler
Last ModifedRBH
Feb 06, 2013 02:19am
Tags Socialist -
InfoDARLINGTON HOOPES died in 1989 at the age of 93. He was twice the Socialist candidate for the US presidency. He ran against Eisenhower and Stevenson, in a campaign which cost him only $150. He ran again in 1956. Born into a Quaker family in Harford County, Maryland, he studied agriculture at the University of Wisconsin and then turned to the law. His practice was in Reading, Pennsylvania, a socialist stronghold in the 1930s and 1940s. He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1930 to 1936, introducing a successful child labour bill, and City Solicitor of Reading from 1936 to 1940.

Pennsylvania representative on Socialist Party National Committee, 1934-1936, 1944-1946

National Chairman of the Socialist Party 1946-57 and 1960-68.

Date of birth speculative, though he was born in 1896.

An audio of a speech by Hoopes is found here: www.historychannel.com/speeches/archive/speech_128.html+darlington+hoopes&hl=en

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New York Times 9/27/1989

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  11/04/1958 PA - District 14 Lost 0.61% (-57.67%)
  11/06/1956 US President National Vote Lost 0.00% (-57.38%)
  06/10/1956 US President - Soc Convention Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1952 US President National Vote Lost 0.03% (-55.10%)
  11/04/1952 PA - District 14 Lost 1.11% (-48.55%)
  06/02/1952 US President - SOC Convention Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1950 PA - District 13 Lost 2.67% (-47.15%)
  11/07/1944 US Vice President Lost 0.00% (-81.36%)
  11/07/1944 US President National Vote Lost 0.00% (-53.38%)
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