Robert Freeman Hopwood

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Robert F. Hopwood
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 23rd district
In office
March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1917
Preceded by Wooda Nicholas Carr
Succeeded by Bruce Foster Sterling
Personal details
Born (1856-07-24)July 24, 1856
Uniontown, Pennsylvania
Died March 1, 1940(1940-03-01) (aged 84)
St. Petersburg, Florida
Political party Republican

Robert Freeman Hopwood (July 24, 1856 – March 1, 1940) was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.


Robert F. Hopwood was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. He studied under private teachers. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1879 and commenced practice in Uniontown. He was chairman of the Republican county committee. He served as attorney for Uniontown Borough from 1881 to 1891, solicitor of Fayette County, Pennsylvania, from 1894 to 1912, and president of the Uniontown Hospital from 1905 to 1920.

Hopwood was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth Congress. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1916. He resumed the practice of law in Uniontown. He died at his winter home in St. Petersburg, Florida. Interment in Oak Grove Cemetery in Uniontown.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Wooda N. Carr
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 23rd congressional district

Succeeded by
Bruce F. Sterling