Full Name: Herbert Clark Hoover
Born: August 10, 1874
Place of Birth: West Branch, Iowa
Ancestry: German - Swiss, English
Father: Jesse Hoover (1846 - 1880)
Mother: Hulda Randall Hoover(1848 - 1883)
First Lady: Lou Henry Hoover
Children: Two; 2 boys
Pet(s): Glen, a collie; Yukon, a malamute; Patrick, an Irish wolfhound; Eaglehurst Gillette, a setter; Weejie, an elkhound; fox terriers named Big Ben and Sonnie; shepherds named King Tut and Pat; an opossum
Education: Stanford University
Military Service: None
Political Party: Republican
Offices Held: Secretary of Commerce, (1921-23), Secretary of Commerce, (1923-28)
Age at Inauguration: 54
Terms Served: one; (1929 - 1933)
Died: June 24, 1908 - Age 90
Vice Presidents: Charles Curtis
Campaign Slogan: A Chicken in Every Pot and a Car in Every Garage.
States Admitted: None
Sport or Hobby: Medicine Ball
Nickname: Grand Old Man
Died: October 20, 1964 - Age 90
Place of Death: New York, New York
Cause of Death: Internal Bleeding
The first Engineer President.
He was the President when the Great Depression took place.
He approved "The Star-Spangled Banner" as the National Anthem.
He would exercise every morning by throwing a medicine ball around for 30 minutes.