Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover
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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Herbert Hoover [Herbert Hoover]
(1874–1964) the 31st US ↑President (1929–33) and a member of the Republican Party. He had earlier been the US Secretary of Commerce (1921–9). A year after he became President, the ↑Great Depression began and people blamed him because his government failed to stop it. Franklin D Roosevelt defeated him in the 1932 election. After ↑World War II Hoover directed the European Food Program.
See also Hooverville

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