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  Hopkins, Albert Jarvis
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NameAlbert Jarvis Hopkins
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Aurora, Illinois , United States
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Born August 15, 1846
DiedAugust 23, 1922 (76 years)
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Infoborn near Cortland, De Kalb County, Ill., August 15, 1846; attended the public schools and graduated from Hillsdale (Mich.) College in 1870; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1871 and commenced practice in Aurora, Ill.; prosecuting attorney of Kane County 1872-1876; presidential elector on the Republican ticket in 1884; elected as a Republican to the Forty-ninth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Reuben Ellwood; reelected to the Fiftieth and to the seven succeeding Congresses and served from December 7, 1885, to March 3, 1903; did not seek renomination, having become a candidate for Senator; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1903, to March 3, 1909; unsuccessful candidate for reelection; chairman, Committee on Fisheries (Fifty-eighth and Fifty-ninth Congresses), Committee on Enrolled Bills (Sixtieth Congress); resumed the practice of law in Aurora and Chicago, Ill.; died in Aurora, Ill., August 23, 1922; interment in Spring Lake Cemetery.


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  01/20/1903 IL US Senate Won 61.19% (+22.89%)
  11/06/1900 IL - District 08 Won 68.47% (+39.60%)
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  11/03/1896 IL District 8 Won 70.10% (+41.99%)
  04/30/1896 IL Governor-R Convention Lost 13.86% (-67.12%)
  11/03/1894 IL District 8 Won 66.04% (+39.47%)
  11/08/1892 IL - District 05 Won 58.06% (+21.57%)
  11/04/1890 IL - District 05 Won 59.69% (+23.28%)
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  11/02/1886 IL - District 05 Won 62.93% (+35.24%)
  11/03/1885 IL - District 05 Special Election Won 73.51% (+47.22%)
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