Herbert Hoover

Hoover, as represented in wax at Madame Tussauds. (TV: Spearhead from Space)

Herbert Hoover was the 31st President of the United States. (TV: Daleks in Manhattan, PROSE: Tricky Dicky) His term began in 1929 and ended in 1933. (PROSE: A History of Humankind) On his watch, the Great Depression set in. Millions of Americans became homeless. Many took up temporary residence in shanty towns called "Hoovervilles", named after the president many blamed for the economic downturn. (TV: Daleks in Manhattan) He was president until 1933, (PROSE: A History of Humankind) after which Franklin Delano Roosevelt succeeded him. (PROSE: Tricky Dicky)

A waxwork replica of Hoover appeared in Madame Tussauds when the Third Doctor and Liz Shaw visited to investigate the first Auton invasion of Earth. (TV: Spearhead from Space)

Iris Wildthyme saw Herbert Hoover snap a man's neck in the founder's dream. (PROSE: Why? Because We Like You)

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