Who Was the President in 1930?


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The President of the United States in 1930 was Herbert Hoover. Hoover served one term in the White House between 1929 and 1933. He was America's 31st President.

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Who Was the President in 1930?
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Hoover faced a difficult term in office as the country wrestled with the effects of the Great Depression. The American people were alarmed by the unprecedented unemployment level, and Hoover received many letters from ordinary citizens with suggestions and criticisms regarding the improvement of the American economy. Perhaps because of this pressure, Hoover was an intensely private person and did not like to subject his family to a barrage of media intrusions. He believed that his actions as President were more important and longer lasting than the media's opinion of him.

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