Herbert Hoover Biography, Pictures, Images, Movies, Videos, Relationships - FamousWhy
FamousWhy
USA
Famous People Famous Regions Famous Articles Famous Software FamousWhy Web Services Famous Forum Submit Content
|

Statistics:
Visits: 252
Votes: 0
Fame Riser
          
Fame Rank
N/A


Games for Girls

On this page

Herbert Hoover Biography
Herbert Hoover Links
Useful Tabs
User reviews
Create a poll for Herbert Hoover
Herbert Hoover Questions
Herbert Hoover Quotes
 

Herbert Hoover Fan-Club

BECOME A FAMOUS FAN!

Herbert Hoover has no Fans yet!

create pool

Famous People


Herbert Hoover Questions

- what things did Herbert Hoover consider in choosing he's career?... by maleaba

- Why is Herbert Hoover famous?... by Kaitlyn

- What is Herbert Hoover famous for?... by Adam

Famous Tags


politician   president of the us   head of state   president   minister   leader   prime minister   constitution   cancer   aquarius   nationalist   united states   general   independence   aries   campaign   capricorn   scorpio   regime   communist   libra   1946   soldier   new haven   socialist   leo   virginia   governor   1809   pisces   government   1924   1918   statesman   sagittarius   1767  

All Tags


[edit biography]

Herbert Hoover

 Q:        
Herbert Hoover Herbert Clark Hoover (1874-1964) was the 31st president of the USA (1929-1933), a Republican, secretary of commerce (1921-1928).

Short Biography:

He lost public confidence after the stock-market crash of 1929, when he opposed direct government aid for the unemployed in the depression that followed.

As a mining engineer, Hoover travelled widely before World War I, during which he organized relief work in occupied Europe; a talented administrator, he was subsequendy associated with numerous international relief organizations, and became food administrator for the USA (1917-1919).

He defeated the Democratic candidate for the presidency, Al Smith (1873-1944). The shantytowns or "Hoovervilles" of the homeless that sprang up around large cities were evidence of his failure to cope with the effects of the Depression.

He was severely criticized for his adamant opposition to a federal dole for the unemployed, even after the funds of states, cities, and charities were exhausted. In 1933, he was succeeded by Roosevelt.

Why is Herbert Hoover famous?

Herbert Hoover was the 31st President of the United States (1929–1933).

Herbert Hoover Lists
Hoover administration cabinet members
Harding administration cabinet members
Coolidge administration cabinet members
1874 births
1964 deaths
American anti-communists
American expatriates in Australia
American memoirists
American non-fiction outdoors writers
American political writers
American Quakers
Dudley–Winthrop family
George Fox University alumni
American writers of German descent
Herbert Hoover
Irish-American politicians
Irish-American writers
Mining engineers
Old Right (United States)
People from Cedar County, Iowa
People from Iowa
People from Newberg, Oregon
Presidents of the United States
Republican Party (United States) presidential nominees
Stanford University alumni
United States presidential candidates, 1920
United States presidential candidates, 1928
United States presidential candidates, 1932
United States presidential candidates, 1936
United States presidential candidates, 1940
United States Secretaries of Commerce
20th-century presidents of the United States




Tags: republican, secretary of commerce, administrator

[edit tags]


Category: Presidents  - ( Presidents Archive)

Date Added: 23 April '12


Add a link to this page on any related website, blog or forum using this code :