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The name Hoover can refer to:

Places named Hoover: Herbert Clark Hoover, (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964), the 31st President of the United States (1929–1933), was a world-famous mining engineer and humanitarian administrator. ... Hoover in 1961 John Edgar Hoover (January 1, 1895 – May 2, 1972) was an influential but controversial director of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). ... Lou Henry Hoover (1874-1944) Lou Henry Hoover (March 29, 1874 – January 7, 1944) was the wife of President Herbert Hoover and First Lady of the United States. ... Marion Herbert Hoover (known as M. Herbert Hoover or Herbert Hoover) (born in Asheville, Ohio; died 1952) of Akron, Ohio, was an American politician of the Republican party who ran unsuccessfully for a number of elective offices in Ohio. ... R. A. Bob Hoover (born c. ... Brad Hoover (born November 11, 1976), is an American football player who currently plays fullback for the Carolina Panthers of the NFL. He attended Western Carolina University. ... Brooks Calbert Robinson, Jr. ... Dr. Erna Schneider Hoover invented a method for prioritizing processes within stored program control switching systems while working at Bell Laboratories. ... Larry Hoover (born November 30, 1950, Jackson, Mississippi) was the leader of the Chicago-based Gangster Disciples gang (also known as the Gangster Disciple Nation or GDN). ... Hoover (1971? — July 25, 1985) is the name of a harbor seal that was able to imitate basic human speech. ...

Companies named Hoover: Hoover is a city in Jefferson and Shelby counties in middle central Alabama. ... Hoover Dam Hoover Dam ( ), also known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete gravity-arch dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada. ... This article concerns the dam in Ohio. ... Hoover Field was the first airport for Washington, D.C. which opened in 1926. ... Yuck, Stanford ... The Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly known as Stanford University (or simply Stanford), is a private university located approximately 37 miles (60 kilometers) southeast of San Francisco and approximately 20 miles northwest of San José in an unincorporated area of Santa Clara County. ... Stanford is a census-designated place (CDP) located in Santa Clara County, California. ...

  • The Hoover Company, a former division of the Whirlpool Corporation sold to Techtronic Industries (famous for their vacuums).
  • Hoover's, Inc., a business information company that is owned by Dun & Bradstreet
  • Hoover Institution, a public policy think tank at Stanford University
  • Hoover Industries, A designer and manufacturer of interior and safety products for the airline industry (eg. Seats, lifevests, liferafts, etc.), based in Miami, Florida.

Music groups named Hoover: Hoover Company logo, originally designed by Henry Dreyfuss The Hoover Company is an American floor care manufacturer based in North Canton, Ohio. ... Hoovers, Inc. ... Hoover Tower at the Hoover Institution The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace is a public policy think tank and library founded by Herbert Hoover at Stanford University, his alma mater. ...

Things named Hoover: Hoover was an American punk rock (or post-hardcore) band. ... Hooverphonic is a Belgian rock/pop group formed in 1995. ...

  • Any vacuum cleaner, although originally a particular brand of The Hoover Company
  • Hoover sound, a heavy bass driven drone sound produced by a Roland Corporation Alpha-Juno 2 and used extensively in electronic music and rave music
  • Hoover Index: Edgar Malone Hoover's inequality measure, also known as Robin Hood index
  • Hoover Crips

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Herbert Hoover - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3306 words)
Hoover sent U.S. Army forces, led by General Douglas MacArthur and aided by junior officers Dwight D. Eisenhower and George S. Patton, to remove the remaining veterans, and in the ensuing clash hundreds were injured and several were killed.
Hoover and his wife are buried at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum in West Branch, Iowa.
Hoover was honored with a state funeral, and it was America's third in a span of 12 months (The others were for JFK and General of the Army Douglas MacArthur).
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