john hopkins vs johns hopkins :

john hopkins or johns hopkins

The famous university and hospital named Johns Hopkins derives its peculiar name from its founder. “Johns” was his great-grandmother’s maiden name. It is an error to call these institutions “John Hopkins.”

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  • n  United States financier and philanthropist who left money to found the university and hospital that bear his name in Baltimore (1795-1873)
  • n  a university in Baltimore
News & Articles

    JOHN HOPKINS/STAFF RELAY TEAM: One dozen runners from Niagara County started a 193-mile relay race along the Ontario shore of Lake Ontario on Friday morning. They will cross the finish line this afternoon in Niagara Falls, Ontario.
    June 15, 2013 - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal