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|Herbert Clark Hoover|
31st President of the United States
Nickname: None listed.
Born: August 10, 1874, in West Branch, Iowa
Father: Jesse Clark Hoover
Mother: Hulda Randall Minthorn Hoover
Married: Lou Henry Hoover (1875-1944), on February 10, 1899
Children: Herbert Clark Hoover (1903-69); Allan Henry Hoover (1907-93)
Religion: Society of Friends (Quaker)
Education: Graduated from Stanford University (1895).
Political Party: Republican
Other Government Positions:
Presidential Salary: $75,000/year
|Year||Popular Votes||Electoral Votes|
|1928||Herbert C. Hoover||21,391,993||444|
|Alfred E. Smith||15,016,169||87|
|1932||Franklin D. Roosevelt||22,809,638||472|
|Herbert C. Hoover||15,758,901||59|
Vice President: Charles Curtis (1929-33)
- Secretary of State
- Henry L. Stimson (1929-33)
- Secretary of the Treasury
- Andrew W. Mellon (1929-32)
- Ogden L. Mills (1932-33)
- Secretary of War
- James W. Good (1929)
- Patrick J. Hurley (1929-33)
- Attorney General
- William DeWitt Mitchell (1929-33)
- Postmaster General
- Walter F. Brown (1929-33)
- Secretary of the Navy
- Charles F. Adams (1929-33)
- Secretary of the Interior
- Ray L. Wilbur (1929-33)
- Secretary of Agriculture
- Arthur M. Hyde (1929-33)
- Secretary of Commerce
- Robert P. Lamont (1929-32)
- Roy D. Chapin (1932-33)
- Secretary of Labor
- James J. Davis (1929-30)
- William N. Doak (1930-33)
Supreme Court Appointments:
- Chief Justice
- Charles Evans Hughes (1930-41)
- Associate Justice
- Owen J. Roberts (1930-45)
- Benjamin Nathan Cardozo (1932-38)
- Stock Market Crash which was the start of the Great Depression
- Herbert Hoover — from The Presidents of the United States of America
- Compiled by the White House.
- Herbert Hoover — from American Presidents: Life Portraits — C-SPAN
- Biographical information, trivia, key events, video, and other reference materials. Website created to accompany C-SPAN’s 20th Anniversary Television Series, American Presidents: Life Portraits.
- Herbert Hoover — from U.S. Presidents
- From the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia, in addition to information on the Presidents themselves, they have first lady and cabinet member biographies, listings of presidential staff and advisers, and timelines detailing significant events in the lives of each administration.
- President Herbert Hoover — from the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
- Compiled by the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum.
- From a 1932 campaign speech. Begins with crowd singing political rally song. (1:52)
- MP3 (880K)
- From the Vincent Voice Library at Michigan State University.
- Audio & Video
- The American Presidency Project’s Presidential Audio/Video Archive for Herbert Hoover
- Herbert Hoover National Historic Site
- The West Branch, Iowa birthplace, childhood home, and grave site of Herbert Hoover. Tourist information available.
- Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
- Historical and tourist information available. Information on the Hoover document collection can also be found at this site.
- Hoover was the second left-handed president of the United States.
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