Henry J. Hopper
|Henry J. Hopper|
|21st Mayor of Jersey City|
May 6, 1878 – May 2, 1880
|Preceded by||Charles Seidler|
|Succeeded by||Isaac William Taussig|
|Died||October 6, 1905
East Orange, New Jersey
|Spouse(s)||Margaret Stagg Mount|
|Children||Sophronia, Arthur and Marian|
|Residence||Jersey City, New Jersey|
Henry J. Hopper (1830–1905) was the 21st Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey from May 6, 1878 to May 2, 1880.
Hopper was born in 1830 in New Jersey. He married Margaret Stagg Mount on April 3, 1855. They had three children; Sophronia, Arthur and Marian. He became a steel merchant with the Crucible Steel Company of New York City. A Democrat, he was elected mayor on April 9, 1878. After serving one term as mayor, the Democrats did not re-nominate him but instead went with Isaac William Taussig.
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