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John J. Hoppes

mechanical engineer , manufacturer.

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 deaƫrating 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