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04/03/1929 Presidency of Herbert Hoover begins

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HERBERT HOOVER IS INAUGURATED

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Herbert Hoover | 60-Second Presidents | PBS

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Drawn History: Herbert Hoover | History

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5 Depressing Things About Herbert Hoover

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Hoover and the Great Depression

Hoover, a Republican, took office after a landslide victory in the presidential election over Democrat Al Smith of New York. At the time of his election, he was the nation's Secretary of Commerce. Hoover, the 31st United States president, was defeated when he ran for re-election against Franklin D. Roosevelt.
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