Class of 1920

1920 PeromaHarry Hoover
Harry Hoover

Excelsior ’20.

“Ambition and love
A slave to both is he
But when ambition goes astray
He talks of love every day.”

Harry Roosevelt Hoover

June 12, 1900 – February 25, 1950

Harry R. Hoover, 49, Seminole, Oklahoma, died at Municipal hospital about 11:45 a.m. Saturday after a lengthy illness.

Born June 12, 1900, in Morrill, Kansas, he was the son of Charles and Margaret Hoover. He graduated from Perry High School in 1920 and began work for Gypsy Oil.

He and Loraine Bales were married June 29, 1924, in Perry.

Mr. Hoover worked for Gulf Oil for 21 years before accepting a position as store manager for the Bethlehem Supply company in Seminole, where he worked for five years before his death.

Survivors include his wife, Loraine; two daughters, Margaret and Pat; and a son, Harry, Jr., all of the home address.

Services will be conducted by Rev. Dwight Hunt at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the First Methodist Church. Burial will be at Maple Grove cemetery, Seminole.