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John J. Hoppes

John J. Hoppes, American mechanical engineer, manufacturer. Member City Council, Springfield, 1887-1888; member Board Fire and Police Commissioners, 1895-1896; Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Mason, Shriner.; Club: Springfield Country.

Background

  • Hoppes, John J. was born in 1857 in Circleville, Ohio, United States. Son of Daniel and Helen (Stanton) Hoppes.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools.

    Career

    • Entered manufacturing business at Springfield, O., 1886. Inventor of Hoppes system of heating and purifying water for steam boilers, also Hoppes system of deaĆ«rating water. Designer of Hoppes hydro-electric plant for small streams.

      Holder of 45 patents. Now president Hoppes Manufacturing company, Everwear Manufacturing Company, Hoppes Water Wheel Company.

    Membership

    Member City Council, Springfield, 1887-1888. Member Board Fire and Police Commissioners, 1895-1896. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

    Mason, Shriner.; Club: Springfield Country.

    Connections

    • Married Hattie Merrell, of Auburn, New York, December 29, 1890.
    • father: Daniel Hoppes
    • mother: Helen (Stanton) Hoppes
    • spouse: Hattie Merrell
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