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Synonyms for Hoover

United States industrialist who manufactured vacuum cleaners (1849-1932)

United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)

31st President of the United States

a kind of vacuum cleaner

clean with a vacuum cleaner

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It's so easy to go out and be overwhelmed with all of the beautiful things,'' said Hoover, a counselor at the Valencia office of the nonprofit Credit Counseling Service of Los Angeles.
It was an honor and privilege to meet with the governor during his visit," said Hoover director John Raisian.
But while Hoover High had the largest increase in the number of students taking the test districtwide, the score decline wasn't as dramatic as at Crescenta Valley.
Prior positions held by Hoover include President and CEO of FutureNext Consulting (FNC), senior vice president of Oracle Service Industries, executive vice president of BDM International, Inc.
If they linger long enough to hear the human stories behind its construction, visitors learn that Hoover Dam is more than an impressive feat of engineering.
We are delighted to welcome Jewell Hoover as the newest member of the First Charter Board of Directors," commented Bob James, President & CEO of First Charter.
Glendale (2-8, 0-5), had won three consecutive times and eight of the nine meetings this decade, but a stingy Tornadoes defense made sure 1999 would belong to Hoover.
At the same meeting of the society, during May 5 and 6, three Hoover senior fellows -- Robert Hall, Eric Hanushek, and Thomas MaCurdy -- were among the fellows elected.
Yarick, whose block sprung Howard Bentley for the winning touchdown in the final second of that inaugural 12-6 Hoover victory, is one of many with lasting memories of a rivalry Glendale leads 40-28-2 entering Friday's double-homecoming matchup at Glendale High.
During and after World War I, Hoover directed the largest relief operation ever mounted in Europe, during which millions of Europeans were saved from starvation and death.
Whether it's luck, coincidence or divine intervention, Hoover High coach Greg Switzer has a history of producing All-American male cross country runners.
As part of its Modern China Research Project, the Hoover Institution is making available for research significant materials recently added to the Hoover Library and Archives East Asian collections.
About 70 family members and friends held a vigil all day Sunday to remember 15-year-old Hoover High School student Avetis ``Avo'' Demirchyan, the first Glendale student to die from a gunshot wound related to campus violence.
The Language Police: How Pressure Groups Restrict What Students Learn, written by Hoover distinguished visiting fellow Diane Ravitch, was named by the Hoover Institution as the winner of its 2004 Uncommon Book Award.
Hoover, the reigning champion, is led by talented young pitcher/hitter Corrie Herbert, infielder Guinevere Platt and catcher Justine Takizawa.