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Harry Lloyd Hopkins

Harry Lloyd HopkinsBorn: 17-Aug-1890
Birthplace: Sioux City, IA
Died: 29-Jan-1946
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Hazelwood Cemetery, Grinnell, IA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Secretary of Commerce, 1938-40

Instrumental in implementation of the New Deal.

Father: David Aldona Hopkins
Mother: Anna Pickett Hopkins
Wife: Ethel Gross (m. Oct-1913)
Son: David (b. 1914, d. 1980)
Son: Robert (b. 1921)
Son: Stephen (b. 1925, d. 1944)

    University: Grinnell College, Iowa (1912)

    US Secretary of Commerce (1938-40)
    Works Progress Administration Director (1933-34)
    American Red Cross Director, Southeastern Region (1917-21)
    Distinguished Service Medal Sep-1945
    Traveled to the USSR 30-Jul-1941

Is the subject of books:
Roosevelt and Hopkins: An Intimate History, 1948, BY: Robert Sherwood
Minister of Relief: Harry Hopkins and the Depression, 1963, BY: Searle F. Charles
Harry Hopkins: Ally of the Poor, Defender of Democracy, 1987, BY: George McJimsey
Harry Hopkins: Sudden Hero, Brash Reformer, 1999, BY: June Hopkins

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