1919, after the Hoover Institution was established by former President and Stanford alumni Herbert Hoover, a large fourteen foot tower was built in the Stanford University campus. The tower would become known as the “Hoover Tower” and allowed one to see San Francisco from the top of the tower.
The Hoover Institution
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I'm a Virginia historian and legal expert who is related to individuals who rode on the Mayflower ship, American founding father George Mason IV, three Union veterans from the U.S. Civil War, two of whom marched with General Sherman to Atlanta, two Confederate veterans, and President Theodore Roosevelt’s and Franklin Roosevelt’s family.
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