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Samuel W. Hopkins, Sr.

Corporal, Marine Corps

Born: January 10, 1926
Hometown: Richmond
Awards: Commendation Medal

Served with the Montford Point Marines during World War II. Received the Congressional Gold Medal – June 2012 for Montford Point Marine Service to his country. During 2013, State Senate of VA awarded Mr. Hopkins the Senate Joint Resolution Number 320 for his service as a Montford Point Marine.

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