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Herbert W. Hoover, Jr.

Hoover Company

1954 - 1966

Fabricated Goods

Military ServiceArmy
1950 b. 1918
UndergraduateRollins College
Born-Died1918 - 1997
BirthplaceOhio (OH)
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - 1950

Grandson of Hoover Company’s founder, Herbert Hoover Jr. joined the family firm at a young age, working on the assembly line in summers between school. As he gradually moved up through the company, succeeding his father as president in 1954, Hoover learned the ins and outs of the vacuum business. This wealth of knowledge ultimately led to the company’s strong growth in the electric sweeper market and helped bolster the Hoover brand.