President Hoover

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n President 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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Usage

In literature:

I voted the last time for President Hoover.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Yet this is what President Wilson asked Hoover to do and to face.
"Herbert Hoover" by Vernon Kellogg
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In poetry:

President Hoover
Felt in need of a soother
After his little tiff
With Governor Al Smith.
"Clerihew – Hoover" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley

In news:

But she said it was more a vote against President Herbert Hoover.
The pilot killed this morning in a helicopter crash in Bucks County was great-grandson of former President Herbert Hoover, according to his mother's obituary.
President Herbert Hoover often gets blamed for the Great Depression, but a new biography argues there was much more to the man.
Though Roosevelt gets credit for saving the nation, Hoover was far from a 'do-nothing president.'.
In this photo taken June 17, 1931, President Herbert Hoover is seen during a visit to Springfield, Ill. To rededicate Lincoln's Tomb.
President Obama compares pioneering solar energy project with Hoover Dam .
Paul Lewis Named President and COO at Hoover Container Solutions.
0The board of directors of the Hoover Group Inc announced that Paul Lewis has joined Hoover Container Solutions Inc as president and chief operating officer.
That's a far cry from the do-nothing reputation Hoover gained as the Great Depression strangled the country's economy during his presidency.
He turned to electronics systems contractor Audio Advisors of West Palm Beach, as he had worked with president Jeff Hoover's team on two previous theater installations, including another with multiple displays.
Former President Hoover with Polish War Orphans, 1946.
Jeanie Hoover inspects a shard of china used in the White House by President Herbert Hoover, her husband's grandfather, that she found near the couple's home, which burned in the Lower North Fork fire.
Herbert Hoover As the "Do Nothing" President.
We are only 16 years shy of 100 years since Herbert Hoover, in his 1928 campaign for president of the United States, promised "a car in every garage and a chicken in every pot" if he were elected.
Martha Ellen Brumback had worked for former President Herbert Hoover after he left office.
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