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1. Herbert (Clark). 1874--1964, US statesman; 31st president of the US (1929--33). He organized relief for Europe during and after World War I, but as president he lost favour after his failure to alleviate the effects of the Depression
2. J(ohn) Edgar. 1895--1972, US lawyer: director of the FBI (1924--72). He used new scientific methods to combat crime, including the first fingerprint file

Hoover

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™ a type of vacuum cleaner
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Four cases of the human version of mad cow disease have been traced to blood transfusions, but Hoover notes that no study of another prion disease has shown transmission through saliva.
Into Hoover's defensive bibliography steps Glen Jeansonne, whose Herbert Hoover: A Life is a passionate tribute to the lengthy and productive life of one of America's most important statesmen.
President Richard Nixon (http://www.personal.psu.edu/dmc166/25%20Nov%201970%20Nixon%20memo.jpg) asked Hoover  to provide the White House a list of reporters the FBI knew were homosexual.
Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times, by Kenneth Whyte.
Roosevelt, then serving as assistant Navy secretary, wrote diplomat Hugh Gibson about Herbert Hoover: "He certainly is a wonder, and I wish we could make him president of the United States.
Xerox (NYSE: XRX) announced on Wednesday the appointment of Steve Hoover as chief technology officer, effective 1 January 2017.
Hoover also gave a brief description of the Michigan Health Endowment Fund.
Commenting on the transaction, Terence Yu, group chief executive officer, Cathay Industries, said, "The acquisition of Hoover Color further strengthens our color pigments business as well as enhancing our capabilities.
Cathay Industries has agreed to acquire Hoover Color Corporation, Hiwassee, VA, for an undisclosed amount.
Vacuum cleaner manufacturer V Hoover has revealed its next big plan in its fight against Dyson for homecleaning product superiority - a system that can turn on appliances from anywhere with an internet connection.
Hoover Container Solutions ( Hoover ), a leading provider of chemical tanks, cargo carrying units and related products and services to the global energy, petrochemical and related industrial end markets, has acquired Tech Oil Products, Inc.
Imaging Hoover Dam: The Making of a Cultural Icon is the story of the single most ambitious civil engineering project of the Great Depression.