Franklin Whetstone Hopkins Edit Profile
Graduate Woodward High School, Cincinnati, 1876. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1880, Master of Arts, 1890.
Under appointment of Governor Voorhees of New Jersey, 1899, secured passage of bills in legislatures of New York and New Jersey, creating the Palisades Interstate Park Commission, with which has ever since been identified, and has been vice president New York Commission since 1907. Organized, 1914, the Raw Sugar Futures Market, now the principal market of the kind in the world. Established, 1917, the Clearing Association of New York Coffee and Sugar Exchange (president).
Head of firm of Hopkins Brothers Mayor of Alpine, New Jersey, 1903-1912. Head of Liberty Loan and Red Cross drives, at Alpine, World War. Trustee Hopewell Society, Brooklyn.
Member Society Mayflower Descendants, Phi Beta Kappa, Wolfs Head. Clubs: Hamilton (Brooklyn).
Married Jennie Chandler White, of Brooklyn, New York, February 23, 1882. Children: Elsie White (Mistress Willard T. Thompson), Stephen Van Culen.