Gilbert Hopkins (1905 - 1986)

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Gilbert Hopkins
1905 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Gilbert Hopkins was born on October 3, 1905. He died in October 1986 at 80 years of age. We know that Gilbert Hopkins had been residing in Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida 32501.

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Gilbert Hopkins passed away in October 1986 at 80 years old. He was born on October 3, 1905. There is no information about Gilbert's family or relationships. We know that Gilbert Hopkins had been residing in Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida 32501.
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1905 - 1986 World Events

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In 1905, in the year that Gilbert Hopkins was born, the Niagara Falls conference was held in Fort Erie, Ontario. Led by W.E.B. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter, a group of African-American men met in opposition to racial segregation and disenfranchisement. Booker T. Washington had been calling for policies of accommodation and conciliation and these two men, along with the others who attended the conference, felt that this was accomplishing nothing. The group was the precursor to the NAACP.

In 1940, Gilbert was 35 years old when on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

In 1954, at the age of 49 years old, Gilbert was alive when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1972, by the time he was 67 years old, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

In 1986, in the year of Gilbert Hopkins's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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Gilbert Hopkins
around 1882 - Jan 2, 1918
Gilbert Z Hopkins
Born: around 1921
Oklahoma, United States
Gilbert L Hopkins
Born: around 1920
Ohio, United States
Gilbert L Hopkins
Born: around 1922
Florida, United States
Gilbert W Hopkins
Born: around 1914
New York, United States
Gilbert Blaine Hopkins
Dec 31, 1969 - Mar 24, 1968
Gilbert Hopkins
around 1896 - Nov 29, 1899
Gilbert R. Hopkins
Born: around 1957
TX
Gilbert D Hopkins
May 14, 1937 - Jul 25, 2005
Hayward, CA
Gilbert Hopkins
Jan 25, 1912 - December 1974
Boise, Idaho
Gilbert Wesley Hopkins
Feb 26, 1915 - Jan 7, 2000
La Mesa, CA
Gilbert Hopkins
Sep 5, 1921 - July 1983
Price, Utah
Gilbert Hopkins
Dec 25, 1903 - January 1974
Salt Lake City, Utah
Gilbert Hopkins
Feb 6, 1891 - March 1968
Springfield, Missouri
Gilbert L Hopkins
Feb 13, 1915 - Apr 17, 2000
Westland, MI
Gilbert Hopkins
May 5, 1894 - May 1973
Clinton, Iowa
Gilbert Z Hopkins
Aug 29, 1921 - Dec 17, 2006
Altus, OK
Gilbert G Hopkins
Jan 6, 1942 - Oct 6, 2010
Tulsa, OK
Gilbert N Hopkins
Sep 16, 1948 - Nov 9, 2004
Fayetteville, NC

Other Hopkinses

Andrew Hopkins
Jul 12, 1915 - February 1980
Chicago, Illinois
Alberta Hopkins
Jan 5, 1910 - Jun 15, 1996
Grandin, FL
Rosa Hopkins
Feb 15, 1899 - February 1973
Quincy, Florida
James Hopkins
Jul 6, 1916 - September 1987
Sarasota, Florida
Marjorie Hopkins
Nov 4, 1902 - May 1980
Florida
Elvin Hopkins
Dec 24, 1920 - April 1975
Jacksonville, Florida
Roy Hopkins
Apr 6, 1907 - Sep 30, 1995
Fernandina Beach, FL
William B Hopkins
Jan 3, 1918 - Mar 19, 1990
Holiday, FL
Fesse Hopkins
Dec 10, 1896 - November 1985
West Palm Beach, Florida
Fred Hopkins
Mar 25, 1901 - April 1970
Homestead, Florida
Eddie N Hopkins
Mar 23, 1910 - December 1990
Gladys C Hopkins
Jun 27, 1907 - Jan 27, 2003
Franklin, NC
Moses Hopkins
Dec 3, 1914 - November 1980
Amsterdam, New York
Albertha Hopkins
May 14, 1917 - Apr 27, 2000
Amsterdam, NY
King Hopkins
Jul 1, 1915 - March 1984
Newark, New Jersey
Wade Hopkins
Sep 13, 1911 - April 1988
Wewahitchka, FL
Zollie R Hopkins
Mar 15, 1918 - Sep 15, 2000
Pensacola, FL
Aaron Hopkins
Mar 1, 1918 - Jun 3, 2010
Jay, FL
Henry Hopkins
Feb 8, 1922 - Jul 31, 1999
Pensacola, FL
Robert L Hopkins
Aug 8, 1953 - Jan 25, 1994
Dalzell, SC

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Warren Leroy
Feb 2, 1921 - January 1969
Harold D Kirkland
Mar 7, 1916 - Oct 28, 2000
Port Saint Joe, FL
Charles Cantrell
Jun 24, 1903 - June 1965
Jacksonville, Florida
Manley Sanders
Apr 16, 1904 - July 1983
Miami, Florida
Florence S Dayton
Sep 18, 1899 - Oct 15, 1997
Huntington Beach, CA
Oscar Gardiner
Aug 9, 1921 - Feb 4, 2000
Clayton, GA
Byron Register
Sep 24, 1920 - October 1958
James Thomas
Jul 18, 1918 - April 1984
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Paul E Hogan
Mar 6, 1919 - Jan 14, 2006
Lake City, FL
H Starr
Sep 25, 1909 - July 1968
Florida
Nett Wang
Jan 13, 1914 - Sep 6, 2009
Los Angeles, CA
William White
Jun 20, 1903 - January 1985
Defuniak Springs, Florida
Alfred Rainey
Sep 14, 1911 - April 1986
Abilene, Texas
Richard Bennett
Jul 4, 1897 - May 1981
Haines City, Florida
James Holmes
Feb 13, 1912 - January 1986
Cocoa, Florida
John Hunt
Oct 6, 1882 - April 1964
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Susan Owens
Nov 19, 1915 - September 1987
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Frank Abbruzzetti
Jul 12, 1915 - Apr 3, 2004
Yountville, CA
George L Stokes
Sep 3, 1904 - Oct 14, 1996
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Hubert Jacobs
May 2, 1914 - January 1986
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