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President Hoover. He single-handedly turned millions of Republicans into Democrats. Americans blamed him for the Great Depression, prohibition and the issues in the dust bowl area.


It may be a surprise, but this is a man who went from orphan to well-educated, hard-working wealthy, philanthropic and tender-hearted servant of those in need.


Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) was the 31st President of the United States (1929–1933). Hoover, born to a Quaker family, was a professional mining engineer. He achieved American and international prominence in humanitarian relief efforts in war-time Belgium and served as head of the U.S. Food Administration during World War I


US First Lady Lou Hoover (1874-1944) Desegregated White House functions. Only First Lady (so far) to speak an Asian language. Along with her husband, translated Agricola’s "De Re Metallica" from Latin. It is still the standard English translation today. Decorated by King Albert I for her work with Belgian refugees during WWI. First woman to receive a geology degree from Stanford University.


US President Herbert Hoover | "31st president of the United States, whose greatest accomplishment was somehow not committing suicide during the Great Depression."