Why was the Hoover Dam named after President Hoover?
When the dam was in its planning stages, in 1930, Herbert Hoover was President. It was then in 1930 that Secretary Ickes stated publicly that Hoover Dam was to be built, noting that naming a dam after a president was appropriate. In 1933, when Hoover was not re-elected, the name was reverted to Boulder Dam. It remained Bould Dam until 1947, when an act of Congress officially re-named the dam Hoover Dam.
Hoover Dam (also known as Boulder Dam) is the famous dam named after president Hoover
Hoover Dam boarders Nevada and Arizona was named after President Herbert Hoover.
Hoover Dam is the largest and most impressive dam named after President Herbert Hoover. It was first called Boulder Dam.
Herbert Hoover had the Hoover Dam named after him. He was president when construction started in 1931. dickson
President Herbert Hoover
That's Dam. President Hoover.
It was named in honour of President Herbert Hoover, but once known as the Boulder Dam. It was built between 1931 and 1936.
Herbert Hoover - Boulder Dam in the Black Canyon on the Colorado River was renamed to Hoover Dam in his honor.
J. Edgar Hoover
Hoover did a lot of public service work after he left the White House. He was instrumental in getting the dam built, so people decided he deserved the honor of having it named after him.
Answer this question… It was originally known as Boulder Dam, but was renamed in 1947 in honor of Herbert Hoover, who as U.S. secretary of commerce and the 31st U.S. president proved instrumental in getting the dam built.
Besides being an ex-president a dam was named after him.
YES. Franklin Roosevelt changed the name of Boulder Dam to Hoover Dam, to honor Mr. Hoover.
Hoover is the one. Roosevelt changed the name of Boulder Dam to Hoover Dam.
Boulder dam was originaly named Hoover Dam.
After President Herbert Hoover, who was president when it was completed.
George Harrison invented the First dam ever named Hoover Dam after his son John Hoover.
herbert hoover one of our presidents
Herbert Hoover didn't build the dam, it was just named in honour of him. The Hoover Dam boarders Nevada and Arizona. The dam was built in order to create jobs during the Great Depression and it succeeded
Hoover dam (Boulder) was named in honor of Pres. Herbert W. Hoover.
President Franklin Roosevelt
Herbert Hoover who also built the hoover dam
No. It wasn't even originally named the Hoover Dam. It was called the Boulder Dam until Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicated it to Hoover. It was built between 1931 and 1936 during the Great Depression.
The two names are referring to the same dam, so one is not older than the other. Hoover Dam was named for Herbert Hoover, the 31st US President. According to the Bureau of Land Management website, the name of the dam built as part of the Boulder Canyon project was always "Hoover Dam". That was stated by the Secretary of the Interior on Sept 30, 1930 when construction started and the name was made official… Read More
It was built between 1931 and 1936 by the order of President Hoover of course.
To provide the western states with irrigation and electricity-
Franklin D Roosevelt
Lake Mead, named after one of the people who oversaw the construction of the dam.
The Hoover Dam is on the Colorado River.
A nickname for the Hoover Dam is Boulder Dam.
There were alot of effective projects but the most effective was the Hoover Dam.
Yes, president Hoover had children one was named allaen Hoover and the other look it up
I don't think he built the dam. I'm pretty sure it was just named after him.
In the hoover dam.
Nevada has the Hoover Dam.
hoover dam =D
The Hoover Dam dams the Colorado River
Hoobert Hoover was in charge of forming jobs during the great depression. Jobs is one of the reason the Hoover dam was built
1. named after president Hoover 2.weighs 6.6 million tons 3.took 5 years to build 4.cost $49 million to build 5.mascot was a black Labrador
Hoover Dam was originally called Boulder Dam.
Original name of Hoover Dam was Boulder Dam.
Hoover dam opened in 1920
There is no Hoover Dam Library.
Hoover Dam was built by people.
Hoovervilles were named for President Herbert Hoover.
The hoover dam is 18 feet thick.
The US Government built Hoover Dam.
The Hoover Dam is made out of concrete and iron.