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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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(1917)
(1949)
Amerikka auttaa Himself
(1946)

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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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 1949 Die Stimme Österreichs
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 1946 Amerikka auttaa (Documentary short)
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 1931 Hearst Metrotone News Vol. 3 #220 (Documentary short)
Himself - US President
 1929 Hoover Home Movie: Fishing Trip (Short)
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 1917 Public Be Damned
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Other Works:

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Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 15 Print Biographies | 5 Portrayals | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

The office ... make[s] its incumbent a repair man behind a dyke. No sooner is one leak plugged than it is necessary to dash over and stop another that has broken out. There is no end to it. See more »

Trivia:

When twenty-thousand World War I veterans marched on Washington demanding their pensions to be paid out early, since they couldn't get work, Hoover sent General Douglas MacArthur and the army to forcefully clear them out. Instead, MacArthur went further than planned and used weapons and tear gas to force them to leave, outraging the public. This, among many other blunders and mistakes, was cited ... See more »

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Star Sign:

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