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Herbert Hoover

Head of State, Geologist (10-Aug-1874 — 20-Oct-1964)


Gary Dean Best. Herbert Hoover: The Postpresidential Years, 1933-1964. Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press. 1983. (2 vols.) 522pp. I: 1933-1945. II: 1946-1964.

Gary Dean Best. The Politics of American Individualism: Herbert Hoover in Transition, 1918-1921. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 1975. 202pp.

Ruth Denis. The Wit and Wisdom of Herbert Hoover. New York: Vantage Press. 1995.

Anne Emery. American Friend: Herbert Hoover. Rand McNally. 1967. 232pp.

Martin L. Fausold; George T. Mazuzan (editors). The Hoover Presidency: A Reappraisal. SUNY Press. 1974. 224pp.

Will Irwin. Herbert Hoover: A Reminiscent Biography. New York: The Century Co.. 1928. 315pp.

William E. Leuchtenburg. Herbert Hoover. New York: Times Books. 2009. 185pp.

Donald J. Lisio. Hoover, Blacks, & Lily-Whites: A Study of Southern Strategies. University of North Carolina Press. 1985. 373pp.

Craig Lloyd. Aggressive Introvert: A Study of Herbert Hoover and Public Relations Management, 1912-1932. Ohio State University Press. 1972. 206pp.

Eugene Lyons. Herbert Hoover: A Biography. Garden City: Doubleday. 1964. 444pp.

Dorothy Horton McGee. Herbert Hoover: Engineer, Humanitarian, Statesman. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company. 1965. 325pp.

George H. Nash. Herbert Hoover and Stanford University. Hoover Institution Press. 1988. 241pp.

George H. Nash. The Life of Herbert Hoover: The Engineer, 1874-1914. W. W. Norton. 1983. 782pp.

George H. Nash. The Life of Herbert Hoover: The Humanitarian, 1914-1917. W. W. Norton. 1988. 497pp.

George H. Nash. The Life of Herbert Hoover: Master of Emergencies, 1917-1918. W. W. Norton. 1983. 656pp.

Lee Nash (editor). Understanding Herbert Hoover: Ten Perspectives. Hoover Institution Press. 1987. 196pp.

Richard Norton Smith. An Uncommon Man: The Triumph of Herbert Hoover. New York: Simon and Schuster. 1984. 488pp.

Joan Hoff Wilson. Herbert Hoover: Forgotten Progressive. Boston: Little, Brown. 1975. 306pp.


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  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.558)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.320)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.731)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.504)

  11. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.342)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.483)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.345)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.243)

  15. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.310)

  16. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.161)

  17. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.380)

  18. Encyclopedia of Heads of State and Governments 1900 through 1945 (p.462)

  19. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.175)

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