Stephen Hopkins

 

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Born March 7, 1707 & died July 13, 1785

Suveyor and politician

Great grandson of one of Rhode Island’s original settlers: Thomas Hopkins

Served four times as the Colonial Governor of Rhode Island ad the Providence Plantations

First Chancellor of Brown University

Signed the Declaration of Independence as a delegate from Rhode Island

Served three times as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in Rhode Island.

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