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Herbert Clark Hoover art Tina Mion painting

Herbert Clark Hoover, The King of Spades
31st President of the United States, 1933—1945

Herbert Hoover, “Bert” to his friends, was a shy hard—working man, orphaned as a child, and a self—made millionaire by the age of 40. A mining engineer, Hoover was named by Columbia University, along with Thomas Edison, as one of the two greatest engineers in US history. Before he became president, Hoover was already famous for getting food to millions of hungry people in Europe following the first world war.

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