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Herbert William Hoover, Sr
Birth: Oct. 30, 1877
North Canton
Stark County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 16, 1954
Canton
Stark County
Ohio, USA

Founder, with his father of W.H. Hoover Company, which made saddles until 1908. Company name changed to Electric Suction Sweeper Company, making the first successful vacuum cleaners. In 1922 it was renamed the Hoover Company. (bio by: Ginny M) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Henry Hoover (1849 - 1932)
  Susan Troxel Hoover (1846 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Grace Louise Steele Hoover (1882 - 1949)*
 
 Children:
  Polly Louise Hoover Connelly (1906 - 1987)*
  Jane Hoover Hill (1912 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Catharine Hoover Price (1873 - 1966)*
  Carrie Troxel Hoover Berkey (1875 - 1906)*
  Herbert William Hoover (1877 - 1954)
  Alice Hoover (1879 - 1884)*
  Frank Garfield Hoover (1883 - 1954)*
  Daniel Peter Hoover (1886 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
North Lawn Cemetery
Canton
Stark County
Ohio, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 40.8523, -81.3986
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: May 30, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 22557
Herbert William Hoover, Sr
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- Cindy
 Added: Sep. 16, 2017
Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Sep. 16, 2017

- Suzie Nash
 Added: May. 8, 2017
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