Close

Note: You will only see this box once.

We would like to invite you to sign up for the completely free Apples4theteacher.com Newsletter! Join our other 480,975 readers.

Subscribers are automatically registered to receive free teaching resources including lesson plan ideas, printables and more. Stay informed of all our new resources as they're developed...we have some exciting features coming in 2014!

P.S.. To officially become a newsletter subscriber, be sure to confirm your subscription by responding to the email we send you.



We respect your privacy!
Home Kids Safe Search for Apples4theteacher.com Stay informed - subscribe to our newsletter! Add this site to your favorites folder Sitemap - Contents of Website Contact Us
Home of Apples4theteacher.com - Elementary lessons, stories, poetry, vocabulary worksheets, children's book reviews, craft ideas for teachers.
Thematic Book Reviews Fun Printable Coloring Sheets Holidays Events and Occasions Teacher Worksheets
Thematic Books Color Holiday Fun Teacher Printables
 
An Educational Resource Site for
Teachers and Homeschoolers
  September 17, 2014
Ad
Featured Teaching Ideas

Ad

President Herbert Hoover Activities and Lesson PlansPresident Herbert Hoover Activities & Games

President Herbert Hoover Activities

Trivia Facts and Information

President Herbert Hoover Coloring Pages

Herbert Hoover Timeline

Herbert Hoover Worksheets

Kids Books - Thematic Reading List

Herbert Hoover Word Find

Visit the Whitehouse - Information on Herbert Hoover

Show Us Some Love -
Click the +1 Button!
 

Herbert C. Hoover Facts

 
 

Home > Holidays > Presidents Day > List of U.S. Presidents > Herbert C. Hoover > Facts and Information

Herbert C. Hoover Facts and Trivia

Birthday: August 10, 1874
Birthplace: West Branch, IA
College or University: Stanford
Religion: Friend (Quaker)
Occupation or Profession: Engineer, Businessman
Military Rank: n/a
Married: Lou Henry Hoover
Children: Herbert Hoover Jr., Allan Hoover
President number: 31st
Political Party: Republican
Runner Up: Alfred E. Smith
Vice President: Charles Curtis
Age at Inauguration: 54
Served: 1929-1933
Number of terms: 1
Other Offices or Commissions: Humanitarian, Secretary of Commerce, U.S. Food Administrator
Died: October 20, 1964 in New York, NY
Age at Death: 90
Place of Burial: West Branch, IA

Other Interesting Facts and Trivia:

- Just 7 months after Hoover took office, the stock market crashed and the country entered the Great Depression.

- Herbert Hoover was an orphan at the age of nine.

- Hoover went to Stanford University and studied geology. He made his fortune traveling the world as a gold mine expert.

- When World War I began, Hoover was in London. He helped over 120,000 Americans who were trapped in Europe to get home. Later he raised millions of dollars for food and medicine for European war victims.

- Hoover's 1928 election slogan was "A chicken in every pot and a car in every garage."

- When the Great Depression hit, 25% of all workers couldn't find jobs and more than a million people were homeless. Many of them lived in towns of shacks called "Hoovervilles."

- The Hoover Dam that spans across the Colorado River was named after President Herbert Hoover.

 

Email this page to a friend Email this page to a friend

 


Follow Us...

Follow Us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow Us on Pinterest

Free Newsletter!

Join our other 480,975 readers.


We respect your privacy!

Newsletter subscribers are automatically registered to receive free teaching resources including lesson plan ideas and printables.


Fun Holiday Activities and Games for Kids

 

Holidays and

Teaching Themes

September Teaching Activities & Worksheets

Back to School Thematic Unit - Back to School
Labor Day Thematic Unit - Labor Day
Father's Day Thematic Unit - Father's Day
Grandparents Day  Theme Unit of Study - Grandparents Day
Patriot Day Theme Unit of Study - 9/11 - Patriot Day
Hispanic Heritage Thematic Unit - Hispanic Heritage Month
Constitution Day Thematic Unit - Constitution Day | Constitution Week
Fall - Autumn Theme Unit of Study - Fall Activities
September Calendar of Events - September Teaching Ideas - Other September Teaching Ideas

October Teaching Activities & Worksheets

Fire Safety Theme Unit of Study - Fire Safety Week
Christopher Columbus Theme Unit of Study - Columbus Day
Thanksgiving Thematic Unit - Canadian Thanksgiving
Halloween Theme Unit of Study - Halloween
October Calendar of Events - October Teaching Ideas - Other October Teaching Ideas

Sample Thematic Activities & Teaching Ideas

Letter Activities, Coloring Pages, Worksheets and Games - Letters of the Alphabet Games
Community Helpers Games, Activities, Worksheets, Books, Poetry, Lessons and Teaching Ideas - Community Helpers
100th Day of School Games, Activities, Worksheets, Books, Lessons and Teaching Ideas - The 100th day of School Activities
Seasons Thematic Unit - Summer - Summer
Seasons Thematic Unit - Fall - Autumn - Games, Coloring Pages, Activities, Worksheets, Articles, Books, Poetry, Lessons and Teaching Ideas - Fall
Seasons Thematic Unit - Winter - Winter
Seasons Thematic Unit - Spring - Spring
U.S. Presidents Games, Coloring Pages, Activities, Worksheets, Timelines, Books, Poetry, Stories, Lessons and Teaching Ideas - Presidents
Dr. Seuss Thematic Teaching Unit - NEA Read Across America - Read Across America - Dr. Seuss's Birthday
Native Americans Thematic Unit - Games, Coloring Pages, Activities, Worksheets, Articles, Books, Poetry, Lessons and Teaching Ideas - Native American Study
USA States - U.S. Geography Thematic Unit - U.S. Geography

ADD, ADHD, Literacy, ESL, Special Ed, Bilingual Ed, Gifted, Health Ed, Early Childhood Education   
 
Home Search About Us Contact Compensation and Affiliation Affidavit Getting Started Privacy Policy Terms of Service Sitemap

Apples4theteacher.com is a teacher created website with elementary and homeschooling activities:
first grade, second grade, third grade, fourth grade, fifth grade and sixth grade teaching materials and lesson plans.

Copyright ©1999-2014
Owned and operated by Webstantaneous Web Marketing, LLC