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Richard A. Hoppe

Richard A. Hoppe, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1971, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1975, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1975, Connecticut 1977.

Background

  • Hoppe, Richard A. was born on April 20, 1944 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of Albert T. and Gertrude M. (Gomm) Hoppe.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Michigan, 1966. Juris Doctor, Yale University, 1969.

    Career

    • Associate White & Case, New York City, 1969-1977. Associate, then partner Gager & Henry, Waterbury, Connecticut, since 1977.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1971, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1975, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1975, Connecticut 1977.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Volunteer Volumes Service American, Taos, New Mexico, 1969-1970. Board directors Visiting Nurse Association Group, Inc., Plainville, Connecticut, 1979-1990, Sharon (Connecticut) Land Trust, Inc., since 1982, secretary-treasurer, Housatonic Valley Association, Inc., Cornwall Bridge, Connecticut, since 1983, vice president, Housatonic Center Mental Health, Salisbury, Connecticut, since 1992, president. Member American Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association, Waterbury Bar Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, tennis, skiing, boating, swimming.

    Connections

    • Married Donna D. Opple, June 25, 1967. 1 child, Vanessa.
    • father: Albert T. Hoppe
    • mother: Gertrude M. (Gomm) Hoppe
    • spouse: Donna D. Opple
    • child: Vanessa Hoppe
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    Born April 20, 1944
    (age 73)
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