Frank Snowden Hopkins was born 8 March 1908 in Gloucester County, Virginia, the son of Nicholas Snowden Hopkins and Selina Lloyd (Hepburn) Hopkins. He graduated with an B. A. from the College of William and Mary and received his M. A. from Columbia University. Hopkins worked for newspapers as a reporter, personnel and labor relations director and for the Maryland Drydock Company. Hopkins entered the U. S. State Department in 1945. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Frank Snowden Hopkins.