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Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) was the 31st President of the United States (1929–1933). Hoover, born to Quaker parents of German, Swiss, Canadian, English, and Irish descent, was originally a professional mining engineer and author.

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President Hoover. He single-handedly turned millions of Republicans into Democrats. Americans blamed him for the Great Depression, prohibition and the issues in the dust bowl area.

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US President Herbert Hoover | "31st president of the United States, whose greatest accomplishment was somehow not committing suicide during the Great Depression."

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Herbert Hoover as a baby. Herbert was the second of three children born to Jesse and Hulda Hoover.

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US First Lady Lou Hoover (1874-1944) Desegregated White House functions Only First Lady (so far) to speak an Asian language. Sometimes Herbert and Lou would speak Chinese to foil eavesdroppers. Along with her husband, she translated Agricola’s De Re Metallica from Latin. It is still the standard English translation today. Decorated by King Albert I for her work with Belgian refugees during WWI. First women to receive a geology degree from Stanford University Advocate for Girl…

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Born on (1874-1964). He was president from 1929-1933. His term saw the onset of the Great depression. Associated with hoovervilles. Promised banishment of poverty.

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