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Herbert Hoover


Picture of Herbert Hoover
Library of Congress
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1928 Republican President 1162323 Win
11-08-1932 Republican President 847902 Loss

Candidate Biography:

Born: August 10, 1874 in West Branch, Iowa
Married: Lou Henry*
Children: Herbert Jr. and Allan
Died: October 20, 1964 in New York City, New York

1921-1928: US Secretary of Commerce
1929-1933: President of the United States

  • PLACENAME: California is home to 14 schools named for President Hoover; six Elementary schools (in Indio, Los Angeles, Oakland, Palo Alto, Redwood City, Santa Ana, and Stockton), four Middle Schools (in Lakewood, Merced, San Francisco, and San Jose), and three high schools (in Fresno, Glendale, and San Diego). There is also a Lou Henry Hoover Elementary in Whittier.