Herbert Clark Hoover

Herbert Clark Hoover (1874 - 1964)

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President Herbert Clark Hoover
Born in West Branch, Cedar, Iowa, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Monterey, Monterey, Californiamap
Died in Waldorf Astoria Towers, New York, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Mar 2011
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Title

President (31)

Preceded by
30th President
Calvin Coolidge

Herbert Hoover
31st President
of the United States
Presidential Seal
1929 - 1933
Succeeded by
32nd President
Franklin Roosevelt


Biography

"Both of his parents were Quakers."
August 10, 1874
Herbert is born to Jesse Clark and Hulda Randal Minthorn-HOOVER, in West Branch, Cedar, Iowa.
"Iowa Births and Christenings 1830-1950,"
Name Herbert C. Hoover
Birth Date 11 Aug 1874
Birthplace Society Of Friends Church, Springdale, Cedar, Iowa
Father's Name Jesse C. Hoover
Mother's Name Huldah
Citing this Record
December 13, 1880
Jesse, Herbert's father passed away leaving his mother, Hulda, working to retire her husband's debts and care for their children.
February 22, 1884
His mother Hulda passes away leaving her children, Hoover, his older brother, Theodore and his younger sister, Mary, orphans.
Their Fellow Quaker, Lawrie Tatum, was appointed as Hoover's guardian. (info. from wikipedia.com)
Herbert went west to Oregon to
Attended George Fox University in Newberg Oregon
Next he moved southward to California to
Attended Stanford University in Palo Alto, California
He called California his permanent residence, Palo Alto to be exact, from his college years until his death in 1964.
10 Feb 1899
"California, County Marriages, 1850-1952,"
Name Herbert C. Hoover
Event Date 10 Feb 1899
Event Place Monterey, California, United States
Age 24
Birth Year (Estimated) 1875
Spouse's Name Lou Henry
Spouse's Age 24
Spouse's Gender Female
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated) 1875
Citing this Record
August 4, 1903
in London, England, United Kingdom
Their son Herbert Charles was born.
April 18, 1906 San Francisco Earthquake & Fire: wonder where they were at this time?
July 17,1907
in London, England, United Kingdom
Their son Allan Henry was born.
January 2 1909
New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island)
Given Name Herbert C.
Surname Hoover
Event Date 02 Jan 1909
Age 35y
Departure Port Liverpool
Arrival Port New York City, New York, New York
Gender Male
Marital Status M
Citizenship Status X
Ship Name Lusitania
Citing this Record
October 10, 1913
United States Passport Applications
Name Herbert Clark Hoover
Event Type Passport Application
Event Date 1913
Event Place London, England
"Traveling to Russia"
Birth Date 10 Aug 1874
Birthplace Iowa
Certificate Number 17655
Citing this Record
August 15, 1915
Sailed to British Isles, "Temporary Residence" and Belgium, "Belgium Relief Commission," France and Germany, "Belgium Relief Commission,"
"United States Passport Applications"
Name Herbert C Hoover
Permanent Residence Address: San Francisco, California
Event Date 1916
Age 42
Birth Date 10 Aug 1874
Birthplace Iowa
Certificate Number 14904
Photo on the next page
March 4, 1929
When Herbert Hoover was inaugurated as President of the United States,
"Charles Curtis, the nation's first Native American Vice President, and the first person with acknowledged non-European ancestry, was from the Kaw tribe in Kansas."
October 29 1929
Black Tuesday
Wall Street Crash struck less than eight months after he took office, and lasted 12 years.
1932
"To pay for government programs and to make up for revenue lost due to the Depression, Hoover signed the Revenue Act of 1932."
"The ailing economy, combined with Hoover's support forProhibition policies that had lost favor, set the stage for Hoover's overwhelming defeat in 1932."
March 4, 1933
End of his Presidency
March 24, 1938"
New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909
Name Herbert Hoover
Event Type Immigration
Reason: "Diplomatic"
Event Date 1938
Event Place New York, New York,
From: Plymouth, England
Gender Male
Age 63
Birth Year (Estimated) 1875
Birthplace United States
Permanent Residence: 623 Mirada, Palo Alto, California
Ship Name: Normandie
Citing this Record
End of World War II
VE Day--8 May 1945
VJ Day-August 14, 1945--September 2, 1945, a formal surrender ceremony was performed in Tokyo Bay, Japan, aboard the battleship USS Missouri.
April 29, 1946
Tokyo War Crimes Trial--Following months of preparation, the IMTFE convened on. The trials were held in the War Ministry office in Tokyo.
May 9, 1946
Hamilton Field, California
US Army plane #9147
Destination: Washington D.C.
Name: Herbert Clark Hoover
Birth Place: West Branch, Iowa
Current Permanent Address: Palo Alto, California
Occupation: Ex- Pres. U.S.A.
[1]
June 29, 1946
New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909
Air Craft Commander: Lt.Col. H.T. Myers
Departing: Ottawa
Air Craft owned by: U.S. Army
Embarked at: New York
Name Herbert Hoover
Event Type Immigration
Event Date 1946
Event Place New York City, New York, United States
Gender Male
Age 72
Birth Year (Estimated) 1874
Birthplace USA
Ship Name American Airlines
Citing this Record


Sources

  1. "Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVZ4-NPV : 3 December 2014), Herbert C. Hoover, citing Society Of Friends Church, Springdale, Cedar, Iowa; FHL microfilm 987,411.
  2. "United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV5B-LJHH : 4 September 2015), Herbert Clark Hoover, 1913; citing Passport Application, London, England, source certificate #17655, Passport Applications, January 2, 1906 - March 31, 1925, 1020, NARA microfilm publications M1490 and M1372 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,513,440.
  3. United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925-- (M1490) Passport Applicat... 2, 1906 - March 31, 1925 Roll 285, 1916 Jan, certificate no 14701-15100 [2] Passport Photo available on the 2nd page
  4. Photo of Monument/wife's FindAGrave
  5. "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZ3F-P7W : 10 December 2017), Herbert C. Hoover and Lou Henry, 10 Feb 1899; citing Monterey, California, United States, county courthouses, California; FHL microfilm 1,290,900.
  6. "Iowa, Armed Forces Grave Registrations, ca. 1835-1998," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2QV-V8B5 : 20 July 2016), Herbert Clark Hoover, 20 Oct 1964; citing New York City, New York, United States, The State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines.; FHL microfilm 2,188,712.
  7. "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:242Q-C2T : 2 October 2015), Herbert Hoover, 1938; citing Immigration, New York, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  8. "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:24GF-RW7 : 2 October 2015), Herbert Hoover, 1946; citing Immigration, New York City, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  9. "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXR6-GPJ : 6 December 2014), Herbert C. Hoover, 02 Jan 1909; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York City, New York, New York, ship name Lusitania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).



Source S25
Author: Gary Boyd Roberts
Title: Notable Kin, Volume One
Publication: Name: Name: Carl Boyer, 3rd; Location: Santa Clarita, California; Date: 1998;;
Repository: #R1
NOTEPublished in cooperation with the New England Historic genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Hoover
http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/herberthoover/
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Herbert_Hoover
http://hoover.archives.gov/
http://www.nps.gov/heho/historyculture/herbert-hoover.htm
Source S33
Author: Gary Boyd Roberts
Title: Ancestors of American Presidents
Publication: Name: Name: New England Historic Genealogical Society; Location: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA; Date: 2009;;

Birth

Birth:  :: Date: 10 Aug 1874
Place: West Branch, Cedar, Iowa, USA[1][2][3][4][5]

Death

Death:  :: Date: 20 Oct 1964
Place: New York, USA[6]

Residence

Residence:  :: Date: 1880
Place: West Branch, Cedar, Iowa, United States[7]
Residence:
Place: United States[8]

Event

Event:  :: Type: Arrival
Date: 9 May 1946
Place: San Francisco, California[9]"We’re sorry, this page is no longer available."
  • Source: S2229880849 Repository: #R2229860570 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created. Page: Ancestry Family Trees Note: Data: Text: http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=20271255&pid=1598
  • Repository: R2229860570 Name: Ancestry.com Address: http://www.Ancestry.com Note:
  • Source: S2229901309 Repository: #R2229860570 Title: 1880 United States Federal Census Author: Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited Note:
  • Source: S2229914245 Repository: #R2229860570 Title: U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Author: Yates Publishing Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was derived Note:
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  • Source: S2255462798 Repository: #R2229860570 Title: U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925 Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2007.Original data - Passport Applications, 1795–1905. NARA Microfilm Publication M1372, 694 rolls. General Records Department of State, Record Group 59. National Archives, Washington, D.C Note:
  • Source: S2255463223 Repository: #R2229860570 Title: Minnesota Cemetery Inscription Index, Select Counties Author: Dalby, John Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2003.Original data - See cemetery name and location provided with each entry.Original data: See cemetery name and location provided with each entry. Note:
  1. Source: #S2229914245 Page: Source number: 284.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: JOE. Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=worldmarr_ga&h=597835&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 1874Birth place: IA
  2. Source: #S2255462541 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=sfpl&h=2809355&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 10 Aug 1874Birth place: West Branch, IAArrival date: 9 May 1946Arrival place: San Francisco, California
  3. Source: #S2255462798 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=uspassports&h=328622&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 10 Aug 1874Birth place: West Branch, IowaResidence date: Residence place: United States
  4. Source: #S2229901309 Page: Year: 1880; Census Place: West Branch, Cedar, Iowa; Roll: 331; Family History Film: 1254331; Page: 149C; Enumeration District: 353; Image: 0503. Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=1880usfedcen&h=47607045&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1875Birth place: IowaResidence date: 1880Residence place: West Branch, Cedar, Iowa, United States
  5. Source: #S2255463223 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=dalbyburials&h=297311&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 10/Aug/1874Birth place: Death date: 20/Oct/1964Death place: Minnesota
  6. Source: #S2255463223 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=dalbyburials&h=297311&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 10/Aug/1874Birth place: Death date: 20/Oct/1964Death place: Minnesota
  7. Source: #S2229901309 Page: Year: 1880; Census Place: West Branch, Cedar, Iowa; Roll: 331; Family History Film: 1254331; Page: 149C; Enumeration District: 353; Image: 0503. Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=1880usfedcen&h=47607045&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1875Birth place: IowaResidence date: 1880Residence place: West Branch, Cedar, Iowa, United States
  8. Source: #S2255462798 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=uspassports&h=328622&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 10 Aug 1874Birth place: West Branch, Iowa Residence date: Residence place: United States
  9. Source: #S2255462541 Note: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=sfpl&h=2809355&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: 10 Aug 1874 Birth place: West Branch, IAArrival date: 9 May 1946Arrival place: San Francisco, California


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On 2 Nov 2014 at 03:31 GMT Doug Lockwood wrote:

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On 24 Nov 2012 at 21:37 GMT Kevin Sands wrote:

Hi Sue,

I couldn't find any other records for Herbert Clark Hoover on WikiTree. He was orphaned before he was 9 yrs old and reared by an uncle in Oregon. He wrote 2 books: 'American Individualism (1922)', and his 'Memoirs (1951)'. Source: The New Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Regards, Kevin



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