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Larry J. Hopkins

Larry J. Hopkins
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 6th district
In office
January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1993
Preceded by John B. Breckinridge
Succeeded by Scotty Baesler
Personal details
Born Larry Jones Hopkins
(1932-10-25) October 25, 1932
Detroit, Michigan
Political party Republican
Children Josh Hopkins

Larry Jones Hopkins (born October 25, 1932) represented Kentucky's Sixth Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives. He was the Republican nominee for Governor of Kentucky in 1991 and lost to Brereton C. Jones. He is the son of Glenn and Martha Hopkins and the father of actor Josh Hopkins.


  • House of representatives 1
  • Controversy 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

House of representatives

Hopkins served in the

Party political offices
Preceded by
John R. Harper
Republican nominee for Governor of Kentucky
Succeeded by
Larry Forgy
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
John B. Breckinridge
U.S. Congressman from Kentucky's 6th congressional district
January 3, 1979–January 3, 1993
Succeeded by
Scotty Baesler

External links

  1. ^ Articles about Larry J Hopkins - Los Angeles Times
  2. ^


While Kentucky Republicans had been competitive in the Gubernatorial races of the era, Hopkins overwhelming loss was in part due to controversy over his service in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Bush 41 Administration to a civil service post in the U.S. Department of Agriculture.


[2] who polled 540,468 votes (64.7%) to Hopkins' 294,452 (35.3%).Brereton C. Jones Hopkins lost the general election to [1]

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