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Former President Herbert Hoover fishing at the Key Largo Angler's Club with Captain Albury C 1958. Photo from the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library-Museum.

Monday, October 20, 2014

50 YEARS AGO:

Former President Herbert C. Hoover died at the age of 90. Before he was slowed with old age, he had been a regular visitor to the Key Largo Anglers Club.

The fishing trawler "Rebecca," owned by Thompson Enterprises, was declared lost when part of the craft were found on the beach. The vessel was lost during Hurricane Isabel with a two person crew of Theodore Rolle and Virginia Hobbs.

The Key West Rotary Club Honored the family of the late Rear Admiral E.R. "Ned" McCarthy and made a donation to the American Cancer Society in his memory.

Edward D. Yaw was named headquarters manager of the Big Pine Key Deer Refuge releasing Jack Watson for his law enforcement duties.