Herbert Hoover

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Herbert Hoover

Monuments Established:   9          Click to see them

Monuments Modified:     10           Click to see them

Years in Office: 1929-1933

Political Party: Republican

Hoover was the first president to establish a national monument reserving more than a million acres in the continental U.S. (Death Valley, 1933).

Hoover made three modifications to Petrified Forest National Monument, adding to the existing reserve in 1930, 1931, and 1932.

 

Image credit and additional information about Herbert Hoover at:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/herberthoover

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