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Hhoover

Herbert Hoover, 31st President of the United States






TermEdit

31st President of the United States
Republican
March 4, 1929 - March 4, 1933  (54-58)
Preceded by Calvin Coolidge
Succeeded by Franklin D. Roosevelt


3rd United States Secretary of Commerce
March 5, 1921 - August 21, 1928  (46-54)
Preceded by Joshua W. Alexander
Succeeded by William F. Whiting


DataEdit

Full Name Herbert Clark Hoover
Born August 10, 1874
Birthplace West Branch, Iowa
Alma Mater Stanford University  (B.S. 1895)
Died October 20, 1964  (90 years)
Deathplace New York City, New York


ParentsEdit

Jesse Clark Hoover
Born September 2, 1846
Father Eli Hoover  (1820-92) (72 years)
Mother  Mary Davis  (1820-53) (33 years)
Marriage 1870 - 1880  (10 years, died)
Died December 13, 1880  (34 years)


Hulda Randall Minthorn
Born May 4, 1848
Father Theodore Minthorn  (1817-66) (49 years)
Mother Mary Wasley  (1818-1903) (85 years)
Children 3
Died February 22, 1884  (35 years)


SiblingsEdit

1. Theodore Jesse Hoover  (1871-1955) (84 years)

(married 1899  Mildred Brooke  (1872-1940) (68 years))

2. Mary Blanche Hoover  (1876-1953) (77 years)

(married 1899  Cornelius Leavitt  (1874-1962) (88 years))


MarriagesEdit

1. Lou Henry
Born March 29, 1874
Father Charles Delano Henry  (1845-1928) (83 years)
Mother Florence Ida Weed  (1848-1927) (79 years)
Marriage February 10, 1899 - January 7, 1944  (44 years, widowed)
Died January 7, 1944  (69 years)


ChildrenEdit

1. Herbert Charles Hoover
Born August 4, 1903
Wife Margaret Eva Watson  (1904-82) (78 years)
Marriage June 25, 1925 - July 9, 1969  (44 years, died)
Children Margaret, Herbert, Joan
Died July 9, 1969  (65 years)


2. Allan Henry Hoover
Born July 17, 1907
Wife Margaret Coberly  (1911-2009) (98 years)
Marriage March 17, 1937 - November 4, 1993  (56 years, died)
Children Allan, Andrew, Lou
Died November 4, 1993  (86 years)


OccupationEdit

Director of the United States Food Administration  (1917-18)

Humanitarian

Businessman

Civil Engineer

Mining Engineer



Presidential Election of 1928Edit

1. Herbert Hoover
Birth/Death 1874 - 1964  (90 years)
State California
Occupation Former United States Secretary of Commerce  (1921-28)
Political Party Republican
Vice President

Charles Curtis  (1860-1936) (KS)

U.S. Senator from Kansas  (1907-13, 1915-29)

Popular Vote 21, 427, 123  (58.21%)
Electoral Vote 444  (40 states)


2. Al Smith
Birth/Death 1873 - 1944  (71 years)
State New York
Occupation Governor of New York  (1919-20, 1923-28)
Political Party Democratic
Vice President

Joseph Taylor Robinson  (1872-1937) (AR)

U.S. Senator from Arkansas  (1913-37)

Popular Vote 15, 015, 464  (40.8%)
Electoral Vote 87  (8 states)


3. Norman Thomas
Birth/Death 1884 - 1968  (84 years)
State New York
Occupation Presbyterian Minister and Social Activist
Political Party Socialist
Vice President

James H. Maurer  (1864-1944) (PA)

Former Member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives  (1910-12, 1915-19)

Popular Vote 267, 478  (0.73%)
Electoral Vote 0


4. William Z. Foster
Birth/Death 1881 - 1961  (80 years)
State Massachusetts
Occupation Trade Union Leader and Labor Organizer
Political Party Communist
Vice President

Benjamin Gitlow  (1881-1965) (NY)

Lawyer and Author

Popular Vote 48, 551  (0.13%)
Electoral Vote 0


5. Verne L. Reynolds
Birth/Death 1887 - 1959  (72 years)
State Michigan
Occupation Oilman, Steamfitter, and Newspaper Advertiser
Political Party Socialist Labor
Vice President

Jeremiah D. Crowley  (1880-1956) (NY)

Social Activist

Popular Vote 21, 590  (0.06%)
Electoral Vote  0


6. William F. Varney
Birth/Death 1884 - 1960  (76 years)
State New York
Occupation Cloth Manufacturer
Political Party Prohibition
Vice President

James Edgerton  (1869-1938) (VA)

President of the Internationational New Thought Alliance

Popular Vote 20, 095  (0.05%)
Electoral Vote 0


7. Frank Webb
Birth/Death 1863 - 1949  (86 years)
State California
Occupation Colonel in the United States Army
Political Party  Farmer-Labor
Vice President

LeRoy R. Tillman  (1868-1949) (GA)

Labor Organizer

Popular Vote 6, 390  (0.02%)
Electoral Vote 0


Vice PresidentEdit

Charles Curtis  (1860-1936) KS 1929-1933


CabinetEdit

Secretary of State
Frank B. Kellogg  (1856-1937) MN 1929
Henry L. Stimson  (1867-1950) NY 1929-33


Secretary of the Treasury
Andrew Mellon  (1855-1937) PA 1929-32
Ogden L. Mills  (1884-1937) NY 1932-33


Secretary of War
James William Good  (1866-1929) IA 1929
Patrick J. Hurley  (1883-1963) NM 1929-33


Attorney General
William D. Mitchell  (1874-1955) MN 1929-33


Secretary of the Navy
Charles Francis Adams III  (1866-1954) MA 1929-33


Postmaster General
Walter Folger Brown  (1869-1961) OH 1929-33


Secretary of the Interior
Ray Lyman Wilbur  (1875-1949) CA 1929-33


Secretary of Agriculture
Arthur M. Hyde  (1877-1947) MO 1929-33


Secretary of Commerce
Robert P. Lamont  (1867-1948) IL 1929-32
Roy D. Chapin  (1880-1936) MI 1932-33


Secretary of Labor
James J. Davis  (1873-1947) PA 1929-30
William N. Doak  (1882-1933) VA 1930-33


United States Supreme CourtEdit

Chief Justice
William Howard Taft  (1857-1930) OH 1921-30  (9 years)
Charles Evans Hughes  (1862-1948) NY 1930-41  (11 years)


Associate Justices
Oliver Wendall Holmes Jr.  (1841-1935) MA 1902-32  (30 years)
Willis Van Deventer  (1859-1941) WY 1910-37  (27 years)
James Clark McReynolds  (1862-1946) TN 1914-41  (27 years)
Louis Brandeis  (1856-1941) MA 1916-39  (23 years)
George Sutherland  (1862-1942) UT 1922-38  (16 years)
Pierce Butler  (1866-1939) MN 1922-39  (17 years)
Edward Terry Sanford  (1865-1930) NC 1923-30  (7 years)
Harlan F. Stone  (1872-1946) NY 1925-41  (16 years)
Owen Roberts  (1875-1955) PA 1930-45  (15 years)
Benjamin N. Cardozo  (1870-1938) NY 1932-38  (6 years)