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    President Carter's birthdate is October 1, 1924. He was named for his father, but never used any name but Jimmy. He served as the thirty-ninth President of the United States from 1977 to 1981, and ...
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Hoover Medal

The Hoover Medal is an American engineering prize.

It has been given since 1930 for "outstanding extra-career services by engineers to humanity". The prize is given jointly by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (which administers it).

Past recipients

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