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President Herbert Hoover - 31st president of the United States.

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The new President Hoover and First Lady going to their new home in the White House, March 4, 1929

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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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Herbert Hoover - Son of a Quaker blacksmith, Herbert Clark Hoover brought to the Presidency an unparalleled reputation for public service as an engineer, administrator, and humanitarian.

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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 Clark Hoover ~ 31st President of the United States of America, March 4, 1929-March 3, 1933

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President Herbert Hoover on his wedding day to Lou Henry in 1899.

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President and Mrs. Herbert Hoover. In 1929 Mr. Hoover told the US congress that the worst of the recent stock market crash was over, and that American citizens had renewed faith in the economy. In reality, the Great Depression was just beginning and would lead to untold misery and poverty for the next ten years. The stock market did not recover to pre-crash levels until 1954.

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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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