Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
HOPKINS, Larry Jones (1933-)

HOPKINS, LARRY JONES, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., October 25, 1933; attended the public schools of Wingo, Ky.; attended Murray State University, 1951-1954; served in the United States Marine Corps, 1954-1956; stockbroker, Hilliard & Lyons, Inc.; county clerk, Fayette, Ky., 1969; served in the Kentucky State house of representatives, 1972-1976; State senate, 1976-1978; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-sixth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 1993); unsuccessful candidate in 1991 for governor of Kentucky; was not a candidate for renomination in 1992 to the One Hundred Third Congress; director, Tobacco Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, United States Department of Agriculture; is a resident of Lexington, Ky.

University of Kentucky
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History
Lexington, KY
Oral History: 2003, amount unknown.
The Larry J. Hopkins Oral History Project conducted in 2003 by Terry Birdwhistell and Jeffrey Suchanek.


University of Kentucky
Special Collections Research Center, Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center
Lexington, KY
Papers: 1978-1992. 156 cubic feet.
Personal and congressional papers and correspondence, including photographs and video tape. Unprocessed. Restricted.