Herbert Clark Hoover (1874 - 1964)

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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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Lou (Henry) Hoover
Mar 29, 1874 - Jan 7, 1944
New York City, NY, United States


Herbert Charles Hoover
Aug 4, 1903 - Jul 9, 1969
Pasadena, California
Allan Henry Hoover
Jul 17, 1907 - Nov 4, 1993
Portola Valley, CA, United States


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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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1874 - 1964 World Events

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In 1874, in the year that Herbert Clark Hoover was born, on September 14th, the Battle of Liberty Place occurred in New Orleans - the capital of Louisiana. Some members of the previous Confederate Army assembled for the purpose of "driving the usurpers from power" and the Republican Governor - William P. Kellogg - was physically driven from his office. The former Confederates temporarily replaced him with (the former) Democratic Governor John McEnery. Federal forces arrived, put down the insurrection, and five days later the legally elected government was restored.

In 1890, Herbert was 16 years old when on January 2nd, Alice Sanger became the first female staffer to work in the White House. She was hired as a stenographer and, as such, took dictation.

In 1917, he was 43 years old when on July 28, between ten and fifteen thousand blacks silently walked down New York City's Fifth Avenue to protest racial discrimination and violence. Lynchings in Waco Texas and hundreds of African-Americans killed in East St. Louis Illinois had sparked the protest. Picket signs said "Mother, do lynchers go to heaven?" "Mr. President, why not make America safe for democracy?" "Thou shalt not kill." "Pray for the Lady Macbeth's of East St. Louis" and "Give us a chance to live."

In 1924, he was 50 years old when Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

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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Herbert L Hoover
Born: around 1923
Tennessee, United States
Herbert L Hoover
Born: around 1921
California, United States
Herbert L Hoover
Born: around 1920
Montana, United States
Herbert C Hoover
Born: around 1918
California, United States
Herbert A Hoover
Born: around 1919
Oregon, United States
Herbert H Hoover
Born: around 1898
California, United States
Herbert D Hoover
Born: around 1905
Oregon, United States
Herbert E Hoover
Born: around 1908
California, United States
Herbert J Hoover
Born: around 1927
Oklahoma, United States
Herbert C Hoover
Born: around 1921
Texas, United States
Herbert D Hoover
Born: around 1920
Texas, United States
Herbert C Hoover
Born: around 1917
Texas, United States
Herbert E Hoover
Born: around 1919
Texas, United States
Herbert C Hoover
Born: around 1916
Missouri, United States
Herbert H Hoover
Born: around 1924
Illinois, United States
Herbert H Hoover
Born: around 1898
Illinois, United States
Herbert D Hoover
Born: around 1926
West Virginia, United States
Herbert R Hoover
Born: around 1908
West Virginia, United States
Herbert P Hoover
Born: around 1922
United States
Herbert R Hoover
Born: around 1920
Indiana, United States

Other Hoovers

Jesse Clark Hoover
Sep 2, 1846 - Dec 13, 1880
Theodore Jesse Hoover
Jan 28, 1871 - Feb 4, 1955
Mary (May) Blanche Hoover
Sep 1, 1876 - Jun 7, 1953
Eli Hoover
Jul 17, 1820 - Jul 24, 1892
Mary Davis Hoover
Oct 26, 1820 - Mar 3, 1852
Jesse Hoover
Jun 20, 1799 - Nov 15, 1856
Rebecca Lowe Yount Hoover
around Oct 3, 1801 - around Aug 13, 1895
John M Hoover, Sr.
around 1760 - Nov 18, 1831
Jonas Hoover-Huber
1746 - Jul 15, 1818
Mary Hoover
1747 - 1793
Andrew Hoover Huber, Jr
Sep 21, 1752 - Dec 29, 1834
Susannah Hoover
1763 - Jan 1, 1813
David Hoover
1766 - Jul 1, 1841
Peter Hoover Huber
1769 - Feb 16, 1840
Henry Hoover Huber
Jul 23, 1773 - Mar 11, 1842
Morris Julius Hoover
Aug 12, 1911 - Jan 23, 1990
George Boone Hoover
Oct 2, 1863 - Aug 19, 1934

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