Hometown: Henderson, KY (Barret Manual Training)
Position: C Playing Height: 5-9
Date of Birth: March 17, 1893
Date of Death: June 29, 1951
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Obituary - Elmer W. Hopkins Dies, Kansas City Star (June 29, 1951)
Elmer W. Hopkins, 57 years old. 5037 Wyandotte Street, died today after suffering a heart attack at the home. Mr. Hopkins, who came here from Kentucky in 1932, was widely known in this area for his civil engineering work.
Recently, Mr. Hopkins had been employed on the Mission township main sewer district No. 1 project in Johnson County. From 1923 to 1936 he was connected with Black & Veatch here. Afterwards he became city engineer in Salina Kas., a position he held until 1942.
A native of Henderson Ky., Mr. Hopkins attended the University of Kentucky. Immediately after his graduation he served as an army engineer in France. Between his army service and 1923, he was engineer for Henderson County, Kentucky.
Mr. Hopkins was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Kansas Engineering society, the American Legion, the Lions Club in Salina, the Shrine in Salina, the American Public Works association and the Central Methodist Church here.
He leaves his wife, Mrs. Lydia Nissen Hopkins of the home; a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Lane, Evansville, Ind., and two brothers. Robert K. Hopkins, Effingham, Ill., and William B. Hopkins, New Brauntels, Tex.