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Herbert Hoover

Herbert HooverAKA Herbert Clark Hoover

Born: 10-Aug-1874
Birthplace: West Branch, IA
Died: 20-Oct-1964
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Natural Causes
Remains: Buried, Herbert Hoover National Historic Site, West Branch, IA

Gender: Male
Religion: Quaker
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State, Geologist
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: 31st US President, 1929-33

Republican and a Quaker, won the Electoral College with the largest margin in history up to that point, 444 to 87.

Father: Jesse Clark Hoover
Mother: Hulda Randall Minthorn Hoover
Wife: Lou Henry Hoover (b. 1875, m. 10-Feb-1899, dec. 1944)
Son: Herbert Clark Hoover Jr (geologist, b. 8-Aug-1903, d. 9-Apr-1969 cancer)
Son: Allan Henry Hoover (ranch owner, b. 17-Jul-1907, d. 8-Nov-1993)

    University: Stanford University (1891-95)

    US President 1929-33
    US Secretary of Commerce 1921-28
    American Academy of Political and Social Science
    America First Committee
    Bohemian Grove
    Dutch Treat Club 1939-64
    National Press Club
    Grand Marshal of the Tournament of Roses 1945
    Silver Buffalo 1930
    Traveled to Nazi Germany 8-Mar-1938
    Cholecystectomy 20-Apr-1958
    Coma
    Lain in state at the Capitol Rotunda
    Risk Factors: Cancer, Smoking

Author of books:
Principles of Mining (1909)
De Re Metallica (1912, translated from Latin by Herbert and Lou Hoover)
American Individualism (1922)
New Day (1928)
Boyhood in Iowa (1931)
Hoover After Dinner (1933)
The Challenge to Liberty (1934)
The State Papers and Other Public Writings of Herbert Hoover (1934)
Addresses Upon the American Road (1938)
America's Way Forward (1939)
Shall We Send Our Youth to War? (1939)
Problems of Lasting Peace (1942)
America's First Crusade (1943)
Memoirs, Volume 1: Years of Adventure, 1874-1920 (1951)
Memoirs, Volume 2: The Cabinet and the Presidency, 1920-1933 (1952)
Memoirs, Volume 3: The Great Depression, 1929-1941 (1952)
The Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson (1958)
An American Epic (1961)
The Hoover-Wilson Wartime Correspondence, 1914-1918 (1974, published posthumously)


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