12/01/1877 - 10/06/1979

HOOPES, W. Penn., a Representative from Chester County; born in Avondale, Chester County, Pa., December 1, 1877; graduated, Kennett Square High School, 1894; graduated, Martin Academy, 1898; dairy farmer (1900-1920); Inheritance tax clerk, Chester County; elected, register of wills, Chester County (1 term); director and president, National Bank of Avondale; director and president, London Grove Building and Loan (52 years); elected, council, Avondale; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1943 term; reelected and served 2 consecutive terms thereafter; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1949 term; supervisor, New Garden Township; died, October 6, 1979 in West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania; interred, New Garden MM Cemetery, New Garden, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

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