Born in West Liberty, IA on Feb. 14, 1872. Mildred was the wife of Theodore, the brother of President Hoover. From 1899 until 1914 she lived in London, England. The couple then settled on a ranch near Santa Cruz, CA. Her husband became dean of the school of engineering at Stanford University. Mrs. Hoover died in Palo Alto on Sept. 3, 1940.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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