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

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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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AMELIA EARHART walking with President Hoover on the grounds of the White House; January 2, 1932

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