Message to Prime Minister Andre Tardieu of France on the Death of President Paul Doumer.
May 07, 1932
I AM GRIEVED beyond expression to learn of the death of President Doumer. The great grief of France is shared by all the United States and my fellow countrymen join with me in extending to you and the French people sincere sympathy in their sorrow. I beg of you to convey to the family of President Doumer Mrs. Hoover's and my own heartfelt condolences in their bereavement.
[His Excellency Andre Tardieu, President of the Council of Ministers of France, Paris, France]
Herbert Hoover, Message to Prime Minister Andre Tardieu of France on the Death of President Paul Doumer. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/207836