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Bio. of R. C. Hopp ~ born in Germany
Posted by: Deborah Brownfield - Stanley (ID *****1616) Date: April 28, 2005 at 10:01:03
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IOWA OFFICIAL REGISTER 1933-1934

BIOGRAPHIES OF STATE REPRESENTATIVES

R. C. HOPP, Glenwood. - Representative from Mills county, was born in Germany February 15, 1870. Came to America with his parents in 1873. His father died a month later and it was necessary for him to help work on the farm, get what schooling he could during winter months in the public schools. When twenty-one, bought first land practically on time and was married to Rosa L. Saar. Have ten children, five girls and five boys, all living. Has owned eight
hundred acres Mills county land; four hundred acres have been divided among the children. He is still operating four hundred acres. Director Glenwood State bank twenty years, now president; director of Pottawattamie Mutual Fire
Insurance Association twenty years; on school board five years; township road overseer five years; president of farm bureau three years; awarded master farmer medal 1930, and member of I. O. O. F. lodge. Serving first term in the
legislature. A democrat.

http://www.iagenweb.org/history

census information:

June 1, 1900 Glenwood Township, Mills County, Iowa

Rudolp Hopp, head, born February 1870, age 30, born in Germany, both parents born in Germany, farmer

Rosa Hopp, wife, born January 1870, age 30, born in Iowa, father born in Missouri, mother born in Germany

Elsa Hopp, daughter, born September 1892, age 7, born in Iowa, at school

Lela Hopp, daughter, born April 1894, age 6, born in Iowa

Leo Hopp, son, born February 1896, age 4, born in Iowa

Rudolph Hopp, son, born December 1898, age 1, born in Iowa

all children show father born Germany, mother born Iowa


May 6, 1910 Glenwood Township, Mills County, Iowa

Rudolph C. Hopp, head, age 40, first marriage, eighteen years, born in Germany, both parents born in Germany, immigrated in 1873, naturalized, farmer

Rosa L. Hopp, wife, age 40, first marriage, eighteen years, ten children, nine living, born in Iowa, father born in Missouri, mother born in Germany

Elsa Hopp, daughter, age 17, born in Iowa

Della J. Hopp, daughter, age 16, born in Iowa

Leo ?. Hopp, son, age 13, born in Iowa

Rudolph Jr. Hopp, son, age 11, born in Iowa

Fred W. Hopp, son, age 9, born in Iowa

Rosa A. Hopp, daughter, age 7, born in Iowa

Mary ? Hopp, daughter, age 5, born in Iowa

Laura P. Hopp, daughter, age 3, born in Iowa

Edward W. Hopp, son, age ?, born in Iowa


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