President Hoover

noun
31st President of the United States; in 1929 the stock market crashed and the economy collapsed and Hoover was defeated for reelection by Franklin Roosevelt (1874-1964)

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  • Hoover, Herbert — ▪ president of United States in full  Herbert Clark Hoover  born August 10, 1874, West Branch, Iowa, U.S. died October 20, 1964, New York, New York       31st president of the United States (1929–33). Hoover s reputation as a humanitarian earned… …   Universalium

  • Hoover Institution — Motto Ideas defining a free society… Formation 1919 Type Public policy think tank …   Wikipedia

  • Hoover Dam — Infobox Dam dam name= Hoover Dam caption= Hoover Dam from the air official name= Hoover Dam crosses= Colorado River reservoir= Lake Mead locale=Nevada Arizona USA maint= U.S. Bureau of Reclamation length= 1244 ft (379 m) height= 726.4 ft (221 m)… …   Wikipedia

  • Hoover — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Patronyme Hoover est un nom de famille notamment porté par : Herbert Hoover (1874 1964), 31e président des États Unis, il dirige les États Unis… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • President of the United States — noun 1. the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government (Freq. 1) the President likes to jog every morning • Syn: ↑United States President, ↑President, ↑Chief Executive • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hoover High School (Alabama) — This school takes its name from the city, which was named after founder William Hoover and not the former U.S. president. Hoover High School is a public high school in Hoover, Alabama, USA, serving grades 9 12. It was built as a replacement W. A …   Wikipedia

  • Hoover — is a surname: Hoover is a variant spelling of the German Huber, a status name for a landowner or a prosperous small farmer. Hoover may refer to: Contents 1 People 2 Fictional characters 3 Places 4 Companies …   Wikipedia

  • Hoover Institute — Hoover Institution Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hoover …   Wikipédia en Français

  • HOOVER (H. C.) — HOOVER HERBERT CLARK (1874 1964) Après des études à Stanford (Calif.), Herbert C. Hoover devient ingénieur des mines et travaille dans l’ouest des États Unis, puis en Australie, en Asie, en Europe, en Amérique du Sud. Il est en Chine lorsque… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hoover Tower — is a 285 foot structure on the campus of Stanford University in Stanford, California. The tower is part of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, a research center founded by former U.S. president Herbert Hoover. Hoover Tower, which …   Wikipedia

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