Tag Archives: World War I history

Herbert Hoover, Food Administrator

When World War I finally came to US shores, President Wilson summoned Herbert Hoover back home. The Hoovers: Ex-Pats For nearly twenty years, Mr. And Mrs. Herbert Hoover had lived abroad, in various and exotic locations. They didn’t even have … Continue reading

Posted in A POTUS-FLOTUS Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Lou Henry Hoover: The Desk Story

In 1914 when World War I began in Europe, Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover were millionaires, living in a posh London townhouse. The Millionaire Part Neither of the Hoovers were born rich. Lou’s family were solidly middle class, but hardly … Continue reading

Posted in A POTUS-FLOTUS Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments