In 1920 Mr. Hoover was mentioned as a possible candidate for president.
Hughes and Herbert C. Hoover, who became Secretary of State and of Commerce respectively.
22 1914 the Commission for Relief in Belgium was organized and Mr. Hoover appointed chairman.
After America's entrance into the World War the work had to be carried on by neutrals, but Mr. Hoover remained chairman of the Commission.
At that time thousands of Americans in Europe found their funds shut off, and Mr. Hoover headed a committee in London to give all possible assistance to those in England.
"HERBERT CLARK HOOVER (1874-), American mining engineer and public official, was born of Quaker parentage on a farm at West Branch, Ia., Aug.