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HOOPER (Soundex H160) — See also APTHOOP, COOPER, COOPERMAN, COOPERRIDER, COOPERSMITH, HAPPER, HEPPER, HICKENLOOPER, HOEPER, HOOP, HOOPES, HOOPINGARNER, HOOPLE, HOOPS, HOOVER, HOPPER, KOOPERMAN, LOOPER, PERHO, SHOOP, SHOOPMAN.

  HOOPER: See also Hooper Alexander — Henry Hooper Blood — Lathrop Brown — Hooper C. Eaton — Arthur Chester Frost — Wells Goodykoontz — Katie Hall — Birdie Hooper Kennamer — Robert Rutherford McCormick — Hooper S. Miles — Claiborne Hooper Phillips — Charles Sumner — Stewart Alton Wright
  Hooper, A. K. — of West Ellsworth, Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine. Postmaster at West Ellsworth, Maine, 1893. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Adam Y. — of Whitley Court House (now Columbia City), Whitley County, Ind. Whig. Postmaster at Whitley Court House, Ind., 1850-52. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Alcaeus (b. 1859) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., January 2, 1859. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1892; mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1895-97. Methodist. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Anna B. — of Newport, Cocke County, Tenn. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Beatrice L. (c.1894-1974) — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Born about 1894. Member of Michigan Prohibition Party State Central Committee, 1927. Female. Church of God. Died, in Cedar Knoll Rest Home, Grass Lake, Jackson County, Mich., July 25, 1974 (age about 80 years). Interment at Draper Cemetery, Rives Township, Jackson County, Mich.
  Hooper, Ben W. III — of Tennessee. Republican. Member of Tennessee state senate 4th District; elected 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Hooper, Ben Walter (1870-1957) — also known as Ben W. Hooper; Ben Walter Wade — of Newport, Cocke County, Tenn. Born in Newport, Cocke County, Tenn., October 13, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1893-95; delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1900 (alternate), 1916, 1928; Governor of Tennessee, 1911-15; defeated, 1914; candidate for U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1916. Baptist. Died in Carson Springs, Cocke County, Tenn., April 18, 1957 (age 86 years, 187 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Newport, Tenn.
  Relatives: Married, September 25, 1901, to Anna B. Jones.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hooper, Benjamin Stephen (1835-1898) — of Farmville, Prince Edward County, Va. Born near Buckingham, Buckingham County, Va., March 6, 1835. Republican. Merchant; tobacco products manufacturer; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; postmaster at Farmville, Va., 1877; U.S. Representative from Virginia 4th District, 1883-85; delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1888. Died in Farmville, Prince Edward County, Va., January 17, 1898 (age 62 years, 317 days). Interment at Farmville Cemetery, Farmville, Va.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hooper, C. W. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Carol — of Hinsdale, Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.
  Hooper, Chauncey M. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 19th District, 1938; candidate in primary for borough president of Manhattan, New York, 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Cyrus — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives from New Bedford; elected 1835, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, D. S. — of Tulare, Spink County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 36th District, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Daniel — of Troy, Walworth County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1855, 1859, 1869. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, David S. — of Kirksville, Adair County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Adair County, 1871-74; postmaster at Kirksville, Mo., 1874-82. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Don — of Iron River, Iron County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 2002, 2004; chair of Iron County Republican Party, 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  Hooper, Don — of Sharon, Windsor County, Vt. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Vermont, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Hooper, Earlene Hill — also known as Earlene Hooper; Earlene H. Hill — of Hempstead, Nassau County, Long Island, N.Y. Democrat. Social worker; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996, 2004; member, Platform Committee, 2008; member of New York state assembly 18th District, 2001. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Hooper, Elisha — of Buckland, Franklin County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives First Franklin District, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Elizabeth — of Jamaica, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1952; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1961. Female. Still living as of 1961.
  Hooper, Enoch Furman — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Democrat. Postmaster at Trenton, N.J., 1914-22. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Foster — Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Frank — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Frank A., Jr. — Judge, Georgia Court of Appeals, 1932; appointed 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Frank C. — of North River, Essex County, N.Y.; North River, Warren County, N.Y.; Glens Falls, Warren County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly, 1905-07, 1918-19 (Essex County 1905-07, Warren County 1918-19); chair of Warren County Republican Party, 1927. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Frank L. — of Watseka, Iroquois County, Ill. Circuit judge in Illinois 12th Circuit, 1919-25. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, H. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Henry — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Hooper, Ira C. — Secretary of state of Arkansas, 1921-24. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Mrs. J. A. — of Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, J. Morton — of Marietta, Washington County, Ohio. Mayor of Marietta, Ohio, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, J. Robert — of Street, Harford County, Md. Republican. Candidate for Maryland state senate 35th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  Hooper, Jack — of San Angelo, Tom Green County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Hooper, James — of Monmouth County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Monmouth County, 1849. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, James F. — of West Ellsworth, Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine. Postmaster at West Ellsworth, Maine, 1860-61. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Mrs. James F. — of Columbus, Lowndes County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Hooper, Jesse Jack — of Wisconsin. Democrat. Independent Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Jethro Anderson (1871-1950) — also known as Jethro A. Hooper — of Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C. Born in North Carolina, June 18, 1871. Republican. Postmaster; delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1932; U.S. District Court Clerk. Died, from arteriosclerotic heart disease, in Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, N.C., April 9, 1950 (age 78 years, 295 days). Interment at Hollywood Cemetery, Elizabeth City, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Edward O'Neal Hooper (1839-1919) and Mary Elizabeth (Midgett) Hooper (1844-1929); married 1890 to Mary Comfort Jones Quidley; married to Sadie Aycock (1891-1955).
  Hooper, John — Greenback candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Joseph — of Durham, Middlesex County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Durham, 1910, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Joseph — of Wilmington, New Hanover County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Hooper, Joseph C., Sr. — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1939; delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Joseph Lawrence (1877-1934) — also known as Joseph L. Hooper — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, December 22, 1877. Republican. Lawyer; Calhoun County Prosecuting Attorney, 1903-06; U.S. Representative from Michigan 3rd District, 1925-34; died in office 1934. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Washington, D.C., February 22, 1934 (age 56 years, 62 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Battle Creek, Mich.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hooper, Larry — of Kenner, Jefferson Parish, La. Mayor of Kenner, La., 1980-82. Still living as of 1982.
  Hooper, Lee — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 65th District, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Hooper, M. F. — of West Union, Adams County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Malcolm P. — U.S. Vice Consul in Jerusalem, as of 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Matthew — of Tampa, Hillsborough County, Fla. Republican. Postmaster at Tampa, Fla., 1872-73. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Morris, Jr. — of Lawndale, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Lawndale, Calif., 1967-68. Still living as of 1968.
  Hooper, Morton See J. Morton Hooper
  Hooper, Perry O. — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1956 (alternate), 1960 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization), 1972; candidate for U.S. Senator from Alabama, 1968. Still living as of 1972.
  Hooper, Perry O. (born c.1955) — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born about 1955. Republican. Insurance executive; delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Hooper, Ralph H. — of near Kearney, Clay County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Missouri state house of representatives from Clay County 3rd District, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Hooper, Robert See J. Robert Hooper
  Hooper, Robert Lettice — Chief justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1724-28. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Robert M. — U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul General in Paris, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, Ruth R. — of Illinois. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Hooper, Samuel (1808-1875) — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Born in Marblehead, Essex County, Mass., February 3, 1808. Republican. Importing business; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1851-53; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1858; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1860; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1861-75 (5th District 1861-63, 4th District 1863-75); died in office 1875. Died in Washington, D.C., February 14, 1875 (age 67 years, 11 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Hooper, Sheila — of Freeport, Stephenson County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1980, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Hooper, Warren Green (1904-1945) — also known as Warren G. Hooper — of Albion, Calhoun County, Mich. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., May 2, 1904. Republican. Newspaper reporter; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Calhoun County 1st District, 1939-44; member of Michigan state senate 9th District, 1945; died in office 1945. Episcopalian. Member, Theta Kappa Nu; Freemasons; Knights Templar. During a grand jury investigation, admitted to taking bribes and was given immunity from prosecution in return for his testimony against others; however, four days before the hearing, he was shot and killed in his car, alongside highway M-99, near Springport, Jackson County, Mich., January 11, 1945 (age 40 years, 254 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Albion, Mich.
  Relatives: Married, May 23, 1936, to Callienetta Cobb; second great-grandson of William Hooper (1742-1790).
  Cross-reference: William Green — Frank D. McKay
  Epitaph: "With Honesty He Lived; For Honesty he was Taken."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hooper, William (1742-1790) — of North Carolina. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., June 17, 1742. Delegate to Continental Congress from North Carolina, 1774-77; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; member of North Carolina state legislature, 1777-78. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Hillsborough, Orange County, N.C., October 14, 1790 (age 48 years, 119 days). Original interment at Hillsborough Old Town Cemetery, Hillsborough, N.C.; reinterment in 1894 at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, Greensboro, N.C.
  Relatives: Second great-grandfather of Warren Green Hooper (1904-1945).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Hooper, William — of Hamilton County, Ohio. Ohio treasurer of state, 1865-66. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, William G. — of Monmouth County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Monmouth County, 1850. Burial location unknown.
  Hooper, William Henry (1813-1882) — also known as William H. Hooper — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Born in Cambridge, Dorchester County, Md., December 25, 1813. Secretary of Utah Territory, 1857-58; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Utah Territory, 1859-61, 1865-73; defeated, 1860; member of Utah territorial senate, 1862. Mormon. Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, December 30, 1882 (age 69 years, 5 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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