First Lady Lou Hoover born in Waterloo, Iowa
March 29, 2024
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On March 29, 1874, First Lady Lou Hoover was born in Waterloo, Iowa. The wife of 31st president, Herbert Hoover, Lou served as first lady during the first years of the Great Depression.
Did you know? A geology major while at university, Lou had a love of nature and the outdoors and was a strong proponent of the Girl Scouts of America, serving as both troop leader and president. She also advocated for women and girls to take part in physical fitness activities.