Herbert Hoover (1929-1933)
- He was born to Jesse Clark and Huldah Minthorn Hoover in West Branch, Iowa.
- His father, a black smith, died when he was six. His mother died two years later and he, his brother Theodore, and sister May, were taken care of by relatives.
- He worked on a farm and attended school at Oregon’s Willamette valley.
- He later went to work as a office boy at a land settlement near Salem where he studied math in business school.