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Herbert Clark Hoover

Birth10 AUG 1874
 
Educ.1895
 
Palo Alto, Stanford University
Org.1895
Org.1920
Occup1921-1928
 
USA Secretary of Commerce
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Election1928
 
USA Presidential Election
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Occup1929-1933
 
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Election1932
 
USA Presidential Election
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Election1940
 
USA Presidential Election
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Death20 OCT 1964
 
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Aged: 90.2 years

Hoover was born in West Branch, Iowa, of a very poor Quaker family. When he was a boy his mother died and there is a scene of the family gathered around the bedside in prayer. His father could not take care of the children, so they were "farmed out" to other members of the family. Hoover went to live with an uncle in Oregon. When he grew up he went to Stanford University. There he worked his way through school. He carried newspapers, mowed lawns, waited on tables. He would do anything that was honorable. He graduated as a mining engineer and, as the speakers at commencement exercises always say, went out into the world. In his case it was literally so. He went to Australia, New Zealand, China, and Europe. He was looking for minerals. I don't... Read More

ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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Herbert Clark 

4 AUG 19039 JUL 1969  England, Middlesex, London Margaret Eva Watson 
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Allan Henry 

17 JUL 19074 NOV 1993  England, Middlesex, London Margaret Coberly 
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  • Lou Hoover
  • Lou Hoover
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Charles CurtisCharles CurtisVice Presidentsource
Warren Gamaliel HardingWarren Gamaliel HardingAppointed Secretary of Commerce

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