Brad Hoover

Brad Hoover

Name Brad Hoover
Profession Football Player
Date of Birth 1976-11-11
Place of Birth North Carolina
Age
Death Date
Birth Sign Scorpio

About Brad Hoover

Full back who played for the Carolina Panthers from 2000 to 2009. He broke into the NFL after going undrafted.

Early Life of Brad Hoover

He was named the Central Carolina Conference Player of the Year his senior season at Ledford Senior High School.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Western Carolina University Athletics Hall of Fame after having two 1,000 yard rushing seasons.

Family Life

He and his siblings were raised in Thomasville, North Carolina.

Associated With

He was teammates with Steve Smith on the Carolina Panthers from 2001 to 2009.

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J Edgar Hoover – Law Enforcement Officer

J Edgar Hoover – Law Enforcement Officer

Name J Edgar Hoover
Profession Law Enforcement Officer
Date of Birth 1895-01-01
Place of Birth Washington, DC
Age 77 yrs
Death Date 1972-05-02
Birth Sign Capricorn

About J Edgar Hoover

Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1935 to 1972 who instituted a centralized fingerprint file and forensic laboratories.

Early Life Experience of J Edgar Hoover

He was heavily involved in the school choir, debate team, and Reserve Officers’ Training Corps while in high school.

Trivia Info

He used the FBI to harass political dissenters and activists and to amass secret files on political leaders. He famously blackmailed Martin Luther King Jr. because he believed him to be a threat to the security of the U.S.

Family Life and Relationship

His great-uncle was a Swiss honorary consul general to the U.S.

Close Associates

He served in office as the first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States beginning with President Franklin D. Roosevelt and ending with President Richard Nixon.

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Lou Henry Hoover – Political Wife

Lou Henry Hoover – Political Wife

Name Lou Henry Hoover
Profession Political Wife
Date of Birth 1874-03-29
Place of Birth Waterloo, IA
Age 69 yrs
Death Date 1944-01-07
Birth Sign Aries

About Lou Henry Hoover

Wife of President Herbert Hoover, who was the First Lady of the U.S. from 1929 to 1933. She was the first First Lady to be able to speak fluent Chinese and make regular radio broadcasts.

Early Life Experience of Lou Henry Hoover

She was a tomboy and loved nature and the outdoors, which led her to study at (what is now) San Jose State University.

Trivia Info

She enrolled as the only female geology major at Stanford University.

Family Life and Relationship

She and her husband sailed from San Francisco to China and lived in China for a while, then moved back; she had two sons, Herbert and Allan.

Close Associates

She was the wife of Herbert Hoover from 1899 to her death.

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Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover

Name Herbert Hoover
Profession US President
Date of Birth 1874-08-10
Place of Birth West Branch, IA
Age 90 yrs
Death Date 1964-10-20
Birth Sign Leo

About Herbert Hoover

The 31st president of the United States who helped provide humanitarian relief to Belgium during World War I and was best known for his mishandling of the Great Depression.

Early Life Experience of Herbert Hoover

He worked as the student manager of the football and baseball teams while attending Stanford University.

Trivia Info

He was a mildly prolific author, releasing 16 books during his lifetime, the last of which was about fishing, titled Fishing for Fun–and to Wash Your Soul.

Family Life and Relationship

His parents were Jesse Hoover, a blacksmith and farm implement story owner, and Hulda Randall Hoover. He was married to Lou Henry from 1899 until her death in 1944.

Close Associates

He and Harry S. Truman became close friends after World War II and Truman appointed him to the Hoover Commission with the goal of removing waste and inefficiency from government.

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