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Presidential Number: 31st
Years he was President: 1929-1933
State Represented: California
Party Affiliation: Republican
Fact(s): After World War I, he was a member of the Supreme Economic Council and head of the American Relief Administration.
Birthday: August 10, 1874
How old would he be this year? 129
School(s) attended: Stanford University
Wife: Lou Hoover
Occupation(s) before he was President: Engineer, administrator. Served in Army.
Other way(s) he served: Secretary of Commerce
Height: 5 feet, 11 inches
Favorite Foods: Sweet potatoes with toasted marshmallows
Hobbies or Sports: Medicine ball
Pets: Dog named King Tut
Life in America
How would he have traveled? Car, train
How would he have communicated with his friends? Telephone, letters
U.S. Population when term began: 122,775,046
Number of stars on flag when he left office: 48
Art and information provided by fifth-graders from Abingdon Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia. Coloringbook drawings by White House artist Rania Hassan.
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