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Herbert Clark Hoover (1874 - 1964)

President Herbert Clark Hoover
Born in West Branch, Cedar, Iowa, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 10 Feb 1899 in Monterey, Monterey, Californiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Waldorf Astoria Towers, New York, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Mar 2011
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Herbert Hoover was the President of the United States.
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Preceded by
30th President
Calvin Coolidge

Herbert Hoover
31st President
of the United States
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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. [1]


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.[2]
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
Spouse's Name Lou Henry[3]


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.
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
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]

20 Oct 1964

Died in New York[4]

Sources

  1. "Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830-1950," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XVZ4-NPV : 10 February 2018), Herbert C. Hoover, ; citing Society Of Friends Church, Springdale, Cedar, Iowa; FHL microfilm 987,411.
  2. Wikipedia
  3. "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.
  4. 20 Oct 1964
  • "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.
  • 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
  • Photo of Monument/wife's FindAGrave
  • "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.).
  • "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.).
  • "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.).
  1. Notable Kin, Volume One, Carl Boyer, 3rd; Location: Santa Clarita, California; Date: 1998


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The Succession Box needs tweaked.
posted by Michael Stills
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Herbert Hoover is notable.
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posted by Doug Lockwood
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

posted by Kevin Sands

Herbert is 13 degrees from Mary McCauley, 25 degrees from B. W. J. Molier and 16 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.