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Allen Henry Hoover

Birthplace: London, Middlesex, England
Death: Died in Greenwich, Fairfield, CT
Immediate Family:

Son of Herbert C. Hoover, 31st President of the USA and Lou Henry Hoover, First Lady
Husband of Margaret Coberly
Father of Allen Henry Hoover, Jr.; Andrew Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover
Brother of Mildred Brooke Hoover; Herbert Charles Hoover, Jr.; Hulda Brooke Hoover and Louise Brooke Hoover

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About Allen Henry Hoover

Allan Henry Hoover (July 17, 1907 – November 4, 1993) was the younger son of President Herbert Hoover and First Lady Lou Henry. His elder brother was Herbert Clark Hoover, Jr. (1903 – 1969). Allan was a mining engineer, rancher, and financier.

He was born in London on July 17, 1907. He graduated from Palo Alto High School, Stanford University, and Harvard Business School. He was married to Margaret Coberly Hoover with two sons, Andrew and Allan, Jr., and a daughter, Lou Henry.

For years he served in foundations and institutions, honoring the Hoover family, such as 50-year leadership of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. Moreover, he bought his father's birthplace in West Branch, Iowa for $4,500 and turned it into the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum. He also served his interests worldwide in mining, agriculture, and financing.

He died in Portola Valley, California, on November 4, 1993. His funeral was held in West Branch, Iowa.

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Allen Henry Hoover's Timeline

July 17, 1907
London, Middlesex, England
March 17, 1937
Age 29
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
November 15, 1938
Age 31
Palo Alto, San Mateo, California, USA
November 9, 1940
Age 33
Palo Alto, San Mateo, California, USA
January 9, 1943
Age 35
November 4, 1993
Age 86
Greenwich, Fairfield, CT