Henry L. Hopkins
|Henry L. Hopkins|
Goochland County, Virginia, U.S.
|Died||1870 (aged 64–65)
near Wilmington, North Carolina, U.S.
Henry L. Hopkins (July 12, 1805–1870) was a nineteenth century American politician from Virginia.
Hopkins served as a Delegate in the Virginia Assembly from Powhatan County and was elected Speaker of the House of Delegates 1848-1850. He also served in another Constitutional office as a member of the Council of State and acting Governor for a year. He was succeeded by his brother, George Washington Hopkins of Washington County, Virginia.
In 1850, Hopkins was elected to the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1850. He was one of three delegates elected from the Southside delegate district made up of his home district of Brunswick County, as well as Lunenburg, Nottoway and Dinwiddie Counties.
Henry L. Hopkins died in near Wilmington, North Carolina]] in 1870.
- List of former Speakers of the House of Delegates, in the old House chamber in the Virginia State Capitol
- Pulliam, David Loyd (1901). The Constitutional Conventions of Virginia from the foundation of the Commonwealth to the present time. John T. West, Richmond. ISBN 978-1-2879-2059-5.