Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover
Portrait of Herbert Hoover

27th President of the United States
March 4, 1929 - January 20, 1937

Predecessor Joseph Robinson
Successor Alf Landon

3rd Secretary of Commerce
September 19, 1919 - March 4, 1925

Predecessor Franklin Edwards
Successor Henry O'Neal
Born August 10, 1874
Died October 20, 1964 (aged 90)
Spouse Lou Henry Hoover
Profession Politician, mining executive, businessman

Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 - October 20, 1964) was the President of the United States from 1929 to 1937, presiding over the end of the enormously destructive Pacific War and governing during one of the most robust periods of economic growth in United States history. As such, and due to his moderate stance and landslide reelection victory in 1932, Hoover is generally regarded as one of the best Presidents of the 20th century and served as the model for Presidents of the National Party for decades after.