Biography of Frank J. Hopple
Oneida County, NY Biographies





Frank J. Hopple, who engages in the general real estate business in Utica, with office at 202 Arcade building, and has met with a goodly measure of success on account of his pleasing address and thorough business qualifications, is a native of Italy. He was born at Macchia, April 27, 1879, and is a son of George Hopple, a mason contractor who came to America with his family in 1887 and located in Madison county, New York.

Mr. Hopple of this sketch arrived in New York state with his parents at the age of eight years. He attended school for a short time in his native city before coming to this country and after arriving in Madison county continued his studies in the public schools. He came to Utica in 1898 and entered the Utica School of Commerce, from which he was regularly graduated. In 1901 he went to Schenectady, New York, and there became identified with the offices of the General Electric Company, continuing in the employ of that company until 1903. After spending four months abroad on a business trip he returned to Utica and engaged as a building contractor. In 1905 he began in the real estate business in this city and showed a judgment and an adaptability to his vocation which have made his name favorably known to a large circle of purchasers and investors. He is now one of the well established real estate men of the city.

In 1905 Mr. Hopple was married, at Utica, to Miss Matilda E. DeVito, and they have one daughter, Florence, who was born March 8, 1906. Fraternally Mr. Hopple is connected with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and with the Sons of Columbus Club of Utica, being financial secretary of the latter organization. He was a member and an officer in various societies at Schenectady and resigned from the position of financial secretary of the Garibaldi Society when he removed to Utica. Politically he supports the republican party. He has taken an active part in politics and evinces the interest of a patriotic citizen in public affairs. He and his wife are members of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic church. Although Mr. Hopple is a young man, he has made great progress in business and by his honorable methods has gained the confidence and respect of the best business men of the city. Among his associates he is highly popular and there are few of his age anywhere who can look forward more confidently to a prosperous and useful career.

From:
History of Oneida County, New York
From 1700 to the present time
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
By: Henry J. Cookinham
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
Chicago 1912


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