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Thirty-First President of the United States

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Herbert Hoover, Thirty-First President of the United States

Herbert Hoover, Thirty-First President of the United States

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Here is a quick list of fast facts for Herbert Hoover. For more in depth information, you can also read the Herbert Hoover Biography

Birth: August 10, 1874

Death: October 20, 1964

Term of Office: March 4, 1929-March 3, 1933

Number of Terms Elected: 1 Term

First Lady: Lou Henry

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Herbert Hoover Quote: "Every time the government is forced to act, we lose something in self-reliance, character, and initiative."
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Major Events While in Office:

  • Stock Market Crash (1929)
  • Start of the Great Depression (1929)
  • Hawley-Smoot Tariff (1930)
  • Bonus Army March (1932)
  • Lame Duck Amendment Ratified (1933)

States Entering Union While in Office:

  • None

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