Margaret Hoover Biography, Age, Firing Line, Husband and Gay Rights

By | March 20, 2024

Margaret Hoover Biography

She is a political commentator, political strategist, gay rights activist, feminist, media personality and author from USA. Hoover is a political commentator on CNN. She is a great-granddaughter to Herbert Hoover, the 31st United States President and is a conservative. Margaret is as well famous for her book American Individualism: How A New Generation of Conservatives Can rescue the Republican Party and also her conservative interview show Firing Line.

How old is Margaret Hoover?

She was born in 1977 in Colorado, USA .Hoover is 42 years old as of 11th December 2019.

Margaret Hoover’s Husband | Spouse

Margaret is married to fellow political commentator and journalist a former Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Beast, currently CNN contributor, John Avlon. Avlon is also famous for having been a speechwriter for Rudy Giuliani and senior columnist for Newsweek.

John Avlon and Margaret Hoover’s Kids

Hoover and Avlon tied the not in 2009 and have been blessed with two children: a son called Jack born in 2013 and a daughter, Toula Lou born in 2015.

Is Margaret Hoover a Democrat or Republican?

She is a conservative, and therefore a republican.

Who is the host of Firing Line?

Firing Line is an American TV show on public affairs. Hoover airs the show called Firing Line with Margaret Hoover and it is a repeat of the William F. Buckley Jr. show by the same title, Firing Line. Buckley’s show was on air for 33 years on PBS. Hoover’s show is explained as a civil engagement that entails contest of exchanging ideas and opinions.

The show went on air on WNET on 2nd June 2018. It airs across the New York metropolitan area.

Where did Margaret Hoover go to college? – Family

She is a great-granddaughter of the 31st president of the USA, Herbert Hoover. Her father is Andrew Hoover, who happens to be a mining engineer, while her mother is Jean Williams, a flight attendant. From the state of Colorado, Ms. Hoover went to school at Graland Country Day School in Denver. In 2001, she enrolled in Bryn Mawr College to study Spanish literature and also took a minor in political science. She graduated with a B.A. upon finishing her studies. She was also a student at Davidson College for two years.

Margaret Hoover Books

July 2011 – American Individualism: How a New Generation of Conservatives Can Save the Republican Party
This is a book written by Margaret and published in 2011 by Crown Forum.

Margaret Hoover as a Gay Rights Activist

As said earlier, Ms. Hoover campaigns for gay rights that include gay marriage. Her points for supporting that which is widely disputed by people belonging to her political affiliation is that, personal freedom and marriage are conservative values. She consented on an amicus curiae brief in 2013 which was given to the Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage in Hollingsworth v. Perry.

Margaret Hoover TV Shows

  •  Firing Line
  • (Get to) The Point

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