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Herbert Hoover (I) (1874–1964)

Herbert Hoover was born on March 10, 1874 in West Branch, Iowa. His family were devout Quakers. At age eight, Hoover was orphaned and was sent to live with relatives. They showed him little affection, but taught him the importance of hard work and industry. In 1891, Hoover entered Stanford University's School of Engineering, graduating in 1895. ... See full bio »

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Amerikka auttaa
Amerikka auttaa Himself
(1946)
Public Be Damned
(1917)
Hearst Metrotone News Vol. 3 #220
Hearst Metrotone News Vol. 3 #220 Himself - US President
(1931)
See It Now
See It Now Himself
(1954)

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 1960 Person to Person (TV Series documentary)
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- Episode #7.31 (1960) ... Himself
 1954 See It Now (TV Series documentary)
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 1946 Amerikka auttaa (Documentary short)
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 1931 Hearst Metrotone News Vol. 3 #220 (Documentary short)
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 1917 Public Be Damned
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Other Works:

Biography: "The Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 13 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | See more »


Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[The American people must not] set ourselves up as the oracle of righteousness in age-old quarrels that began before our nation was born. See more »

Trivia:

According to Joe Garagiola, when Hoover met Yogi Berra, he said, "You amaze me Yogi, you've now become such a world figure that you drew more applause, yesterday, than either Prime Minister Nehru or Herbert Hoover". Berra replied, "I'm a better hitter". See more »

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The Hermit Author of Palo Alto See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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