Stephen Hopkins

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Birthday
7, 1707
Birthplace
Providence, RI
Death Date
Jun 13, 1785 (78)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
7, 1707
Birthplace
Providence, RI
Death Date
Jun 13, 1785 (78)

About

Four term Rhode Island governor and Chief Justice who signed the Declaration of Independence. He was notably the great grandson of an original settler from England.

Before Fame

He was an intellectual child interested in astronomy, math, literature, and the sciences.

Trivia

A fictional musical called 1776 was made around his leadership roles.

Family Life

He had seven children with his wife Sarah Scott and later married Anne Smith, after Scott's death.

Associated With

He signed the Declaration of Independence, alongside Thomas Jefferson.