Herbert Clark Hoover (1874 - 1964)

Herbert Clark Hoover
1874 - 1964
updated February 22, 2020
Herbert Clark Hoover, father to 2 children, was born on August 10, 1874 in West Branch, Iowa. He married Lou Henry on February 10, 1899 in Monterey, California and Lou died on January 7, 1944 in New York City, New York. They gave birth to Herbert Charles Hoover and Allan Henry Hoover. He died on October 20, 1964 at Waldorf Astoria, New York City, New York USA at 90 years of age.


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Herbert Hoover was born on in West Branch, Cedar County, Iowa United States 52358


Herbert Hoover died on at Waldorf Astoria, 301 Park Ave., in New York City, New York County, New York USA 10022

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Colon cancer

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in West Branch, Cedar County, Iowa United States 52358



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Waldorf Astoria New York, 301 Park Ave., in New York City, New York County, New York United States 10022


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Herbert Clark Hoover & Lou (Henry) Hoover

February 10, 1899 - January 7, 1944
Cause of Separation: Death
Monterey, Monterey County, CA, United States
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Mar 29, 1874 - Jan 7, 1944


Aug 4, 1903 - Jul 9, 1969
Jul 17, 1907 - Nov 4, 1993


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Herbert Clark Hoover, father to 2 children, passed away on October 20, 1964 at Waldorf Astoria, New York City, New York USA at 90 years of age. He was buried in West Branch, Iowa. Herbert was born on August 10, 1874 in West Branch, Iowa. He married Lou Henry on February 10, 1899 in Monterey, California and Lou died on January 7, 1944 in New York City, New York. They gave birth to Herbert Charles Hoover and Allan Henry Hoover.
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In 1874, in the year that Herbert Clark Hoover was born, on May 20th, Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis were approved for a patent for "blue jeans with copper rivets". They charged $13.50 per dozen jeans. Although the term "jeans" was first used in 1795 - in Italy - using rivets to reinforce stress points in jeans such as pockets and the bottom of the fly was an original idea..

In 1885, he was only 11 years old when Germany's Karl Benz built the Benz Patent-Motorwagen, which had an internal combustion engine. It is considered to be the world's first automobile. The Benz cost $150 - just under $4,000 in today's money.

In 1914, when he was 40 years old, in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

In 1927, by the time he was 53 years old, aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1964, in the year of Herbert Clark Hoover's passing, on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

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Sep 2, 1846 - Dec 13, 1880
Jan 28, 1871 - Feb 4, 1955
Sep 1, 1876 - Jun 7, 1953
Jul 17, 1820 - Jul 24, 1892
Oct 26, 1820 - Mar 3, 1852
Jun 20, 1799 - Nov 15, 1856
around Oct 3, 1801 - around Aug 13, 1895
around 1760 - Nov 18, 1831
1746 - Jul 15, 1818
1747 - 1793
Sep 21, 1752 - Dec 29, 1834
1763 - Jan 1, 1813
1766 - Jul 1, 1841
1769 - Feb 16, 1840
Jul 23, 1773 - Mar 11, 1842
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Aug 12, 1911 - Jan 23, 1990
Oct 2, 1863 - Aug 19, 1934

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Jan 11, 1763 - Mar 3, 1808
1627 - 1668
1701 - Nov 3, 1791
around Aug 4, 1717 - around 1795
Apr 19, 1767 - 1833
Jun 29, 1792 - 1870
Mar 2, 1767 - Nov 6, 1809
1710 - around 1786
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Jul 10, 1739 - Mar 9, 1812
Aug 8, 1710 - Unknown
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