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Johns Hopkins

businessman , philanthropist

Johns Hopkins, businessman, philanthropist.

Background

Hopkins, Johns was born on May 19, 1795 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States. Son of Samuel and Hannah (Janney) Hopkins.

Career

Organizer wholesale grocery and commission mcht. President Merchants; made will, 1870, left $7,000,000 equally divided between Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Hospital (to fulfill his desire to found a great hospital and a university with medical.

Connections

father:
Samuel Hopkins

mother:
Hannah (Janney) Hopkins