Hopkins

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Hopkins,

city (1990 pop. 16,534), Hennepin co., SE Minn., a suburb of Minneapolis; inc. as West Minneapolis 1893, name changed 1928. The city manufactures machinery, computer and electronic parts, steel products, air pollution equipment, ophthalmic lenses, tools, jelly and candy, bakery products, and software. An annual raspberry festival is held in Hopkins.

Hopkins

1. Sir Anthony. born 1937, Welsh actor: his films include Bounty (1984), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Shadowlands (1994), and Hannibal (2000)
2. Sir Frederick Gowland . 1861--1947, British biochemist, who pioneered research into what came to be called vitamins: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1929)
3. Gerald Manley. 1844--89, British poet and Jesuit priest, who experimented with sprung rhythm in his highly original poetry
4. Harry L(loyd). 1890--1946, US administrator. During World War II he was a personal aide to President Roosevelt and administered the lend-lease programme