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George Elliott Hoover
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Birth: Feb. 3, 1885
Spiceland
Henry County
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug. 8, 1951
Westwood
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Son of William Fentress Hoover (1863-1944) &
Phoebe Anna Elliott Hoover (1863-1928)

Long Beach Press Telegram,
August 9, 1951, page 36

George E Hoover Long Beach auto Dealer Dies-
George E Hoover, 66, veteran Long Beach automobile dealer, died yesterday at his home in Westwood, Los Angeles.

A native of Spiceland, Indiana he came west as a young man and located in Pasadena where he attended Throop Memorial College. After leaving school, he worked as a telegraph operator for the Southern Pacific Railroad.

In 1915 he opened a used car lot in Pasadena entering the business that was to be his lifelong career. He sold used cars for two years and then entered the employ of the Albertson Motors Dodge auto agency in Los Angeles as manager of their used car department. In 1921 he joined the firm of Fay Security as treasurer and manager in the Los Angeles office. He was with them until coming to Long Beach in 1930 and buying out the Spencer Kennelly Chevrolet agency at Sixth St and American Ave.

He was a devotee of deep sea fishing and belonged to the Southern California Tuna Club and with fellow car dealers C Standlee Martin, Art Hall, and R O Gould made some record catches. He also belonged to the Pacific Coast Club.

Surviving are the widow Iza who is a vice president and secretary of the George E Hoover, Inc.; their daughter Mrs Alton C Chick Jr of Los Angeles also a director of the firm; and a sister, Mrs Geoffrey Moore of Pasadena.

Funeral service will be held Saturday at 2 pm in the chapel of Turner Stevens Co 95 N Marengo Ave Pasadena. Interment to be in Mountain View Cemetery, Altadena.

California Death Records
Name: George Elliott Hoover
Birth: 3 Feb 1885 at Indiana
Death: 8 Aug 1951 at Los Angeles Co.
Mother's Maiden Name: Elliott
Father's Surname: Hoover

World War I Draft Registration
Name: George Elliott Hoover
Address: 5255 Virginia St, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Birth Date: 3 Feb 1885l age 33
Race: White
Tall, stout build, hazel eyes, brown hair
Occupation: Manger Automobile, Albertson Motor Co., Eleventh and Hope St, Los Angeles
Nearest relative: Iza Willis Hoover, 5255 Virginia St. Los Angeles
Draft Board: Los Angeles, CA, Sept 11, 1918
Signed: George Elliott Hoover

California, Passenger and Crew Lists
Name: George Hoover, age 42, b. 3 Feb 1885, at Spiceland, MD [IN]
Name: Iza Hoover, age 33, b. 2 June 1893, at Beaumont, CA
Arrival Date: 4 Jul 1927
Ship Name: Emma Alexander
Port of Arrival: Los Angeles, California
Port of Departure: Ensenada, Mexico

California, Passenger and Crew Lists
Name: George Hoover, age 47, b. 3 Feb 1885, at Spiceland, IN, address 2412 E 1st, Long Beach, CA
Arrival Date: 6 Aug 1933
Ship Name: Ruth Alexander
Port of Arrival: Los Angeles, California
Port of Departure: Ensenada, Mexico

1910 Census, Pasadena, Los Angeles, CA, ED 302, p 5A; residence 342 Summit Ave
-William F Hoover, 47, 1st marriage, married 28 yrs, b. IN, parents IN, manager Calif Citrus Union
-Phoebe A Hoover, wife, 47, b. IN, parents IN.
-George* E Hoover, son 25, b. IN, parents IN, foreman Calif Citrus Union
-Mildred E Hoover, dau, 16, b. IN, parents IN
-Henry Hoover, father,74, widower, b. IN, parents PA.

1930 Census, Glendale, Los Angeles, CA, ED 959, p 13B; lives at 513 Cumberland Rd
-George E Hoover 45, 1st married age 24, b. IN, finance co. own company, own home $15,000, radio in home.
-Iza W Hoover, wife, 37, 1st married age 18, b. CA, NY, MI.
-Barbara J Hoover, dau, 4, b. CA
Olive Wallace, maid, 47

California Birth Index
Name: Barbara Jean Hoover
Birth: 3 Mar 1926 at San Diego Co.
Gender: Female
Mother's Maiden Name: Willis

Barbara Jean married Alton Charles Chick, Jr.
Her last residence was Scottsdale, Maricopa, Arizona, and she died 7 Jan 1999.
Alton, born 27 Mar 1924, died 6 May 2009; his last residence was Dateland, Yuma, Arizona.

RE: Iza
In 1900 census, Iza, female, 10, b. Mar 1890 & Florine Willis, male, 8, b. May 1892, both b. CA, no record of parents birthplace, are listed as orphans and live in Pima County, AZ at St. Joseph's Orphans Home. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Fentress Hoover (1863 - 1944)
  Phoebe Anna Elliott Hoover (1863 - 1928)
 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum
Altadena
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
Created by: GreenHills Stones Callin...
Record added: Sep 13, 2012
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George Elliott Hoover
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- Chloe
 Added: Jul. 21, 2014
Rest in peace, George Elliott Hoover
- GreenHills Stones Calling
 Added: Sep. 18, 2012
 
 
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