Timothy Hopkins was the adopted son of Central Pacific Railroad co-owner Mark Hopkins' widow, Mary Hopkins, and friend of another co-owner Leland Stanford and his wife, Jane. He was one of the founders of Palo Alto and a trustee of Stanford University for over 50 years. Wikipedia*
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Timothy Hopkins has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2006 Senate Committee.