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Harry Hopkins
8th United States Secretary of Commerce
In office
December 24, 1938 â€“ September 18, 1940
President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Preceded by Daniel C. Roper
Succeeded by Jesse H. Jones
Personal details
Born Harry Lloyd Hopkins
August 17, 1890
Sioux City, Iowa United States
Died January 29, 1946 (aged 55)
New York City, New York, United States
Cause of death stomach cancer
Resting place Hazelwood Cemetery, Grinnell, Iowa, United States
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Ethel Gross Hopkins
(m. 1913 – 1929, divorced)
Barbara Duncan Hopkins
(died 1937)
Louise Macy Hopkins
Children David Hopkins
Robert Hopkins
Stephen P. Hopkins
Barbara Hopkins
Diana Hopkins
Alma mater Grinnell College
Profession Government

They are damn good projects – excellent projects. That goes for all the projects up there. You know some people make fun of people who speak a foreign language, and dumb people criticize something they do not understand, and that is what is going on up there – God damn it!
Harry Hopkins
We shall tax and tax, and spend and spend, and elect and elect.