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In office: March 4, 1929 – March 4, 1933
Born August 10, 1874, West Branch, Iowa
Clark Hoover was the thirty-first President of the United States
(1929–1933). Besides his political career, Hoover was a professional
mining engineer and author.
As the United States Secretary of Commerce
in the 1920s under Presidents Warren Harding and Calvin Coolidge, he
promoted government intervention under the rubric "economic
In the presidential election of 1928 Hoover easily won the Republican
nomination. The nation was prosperous and optimistic, leading to a
landslide for Hoover over the Democrat Al Smith. Hoover deeply believed
in the Efficiency Movement (a major component of the Progressive Era),
arguing that a technical solution existed for every social and economic
Died: October 20, 1964 (aged 90), New York, New York
Hoover died in New York City at 11:35 a.m.
Where is Herbert Hoover
- William Henry Harrison Memorial, North Bend, Ohio
- Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, West Branch, Iowa
- Harding Memorial Park, Marion, Ohio