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Herbert Hoover, thirty-first president of the United States

by Susan Clinton

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Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Presidents.

    • About the Edition

      A biography of Herbert Hoover, mining engineer, millionaire businessman, director of food relief in Europe after World War I, Secretary of Commerce, and thirty-first President of the United States.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Susan Clinton.
      SeriesEncyclopedia of presidents
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE802 .C53 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination98 p. :
      Number of Pages98
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2405015M
      ISBN 100516013556
      LC Control Number87035711

      Herbert Hoover, in full Herbert Clark Hoover, (born Aug , West Branch, Iowa, U.S.—died Octo , New York, New York), 31st president of the United States (–33). Hoover’s reputation as a humanitarian—earned during and after World War I as he rescued millions of Europeans from starvation—faded from public. The White House Christmas ornament honors the administration of the thirty-first president of the United States Herbert Hoover, who served The First Ladies Read Digital Edition Foreword, William SealeThe Office of the First Lady: Managing Public Duties, Private Lives, .

      THE HOOVER INSTITUTION ON WAR, REVOLUTION AND PEACE, founded at Stanford University in by Herbert Hoover, who went on to become the thirty-first president of the United States, is an interdisciplinary research center for advanced study on domestic and international affairs. Herbert Clark Hoover was the thirty-first President of the United States. He served one term, from to Often considered placid, passive, unsympathetic, and even paralyzed by national events, Hoover faced an uphill battle in the face of the Great Depression.

      When Hoover left office in March , nearly the entire United States economy was paralyzed. Retirement Hoover wrote 30 books after he retired from the White House, including three volumes of memoirs and The Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson, a study of Wilson's failure to obtain Senate consent to the Treaty of Versailles. Herbert Hoover: President of the United States SKU H This detailed account of Herbert Hoover's presidency reveals him as a staunch defender of constitutional government and one of our least understood presidents.


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Herbert Hoover, the thirty-first president of the United States, was born in in West Branch, Iowa. The cottage he was born in is now a National Historic Site. His birthplace was designated a Literary Landmark by the Iowa Center for the Book on Aug Addresses Delivered in the Auditorium of the United States Chamber of Commerce Building, Washington, D.C., at Meetings Held to Discuss the Development of the National Capital.

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Other Public Writings of Herbert Hoover, collected and edited by William Starr Myers (Doubleday, Doran & Co., 2 vols., New York, ). Public statements and addresses after may be found in six volumes of Addresses upon the American Road, by Herbert Hoover, and. The real Hoover, argues Rappleye, just lacked the tools of leadership.

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