Herbert Hoover National Historic Site

Birthplace Cottage, where Herbert Hoover was born. Credit: National Park Service

Amanda Lepinski, Associate Editor
June 22, 2012

  Herbert Hoover, the 31st president of the United States, was known as a humanitarian, statesman and mining engineer. Though he grew up to create a legendary legacy for himself, his beginnings were humble. Born in a two-room cottage in West Branch, Iowa on August 10, 1874, Hoover’s Quaker... Read more »

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