The Presidential Database

New window


White House Biography


No speeches listed at this time.


No news at this time.

Lou Hoover

28th First Lady of the United States


Full Name: Lou Henry Hoover

Born: March 29, 1874

Birthplace: Waterloo, Iowa

Father: Charles D. Henry (1845-1928)

Mother: Florence I. Hoover (1848-1921)

Husband: Herbert C. Hoover (1874-1964)

Married: February 10, 1899

Religious Preference: Quaker

Age at Inauguration: 55

Served: March 4, 1929 - March 4, 1933

Died: January 7, 1944

Age at Death: 69

Buried: West Branch, Iowa

First Lady at Time of Death: Eleanor Roosevelt