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Harry S. Truman


Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd President of the United States (1945–53), an American politician of the Democratic Party.

HST Biography - Harry S. Truman Library and Museum


[Harry Truman and family] Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman.

Harry Truman - U.S. Presidents - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of Harry Truman, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

Harry Truman - Miller Center


Life in Brief: Harry S. Truman became President of the United States with the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt on April 12, 1945. During his nearly eight years in  ...

Facts on President Harry S. Truman | President Truman Biography


Expand your knowledge of presidential history with our facts on President Harry S Truman.

Harry S. Truman - The New York Times


News about Harry S. Truman. Commentary and archival information about Harry S. Truman from The New York Times.

Looking to Harry Truman to Understand Hillary Clinton - New York ...


May 17, 2016 ... What if Hillary governs like Harry? Photo-Illustration: Courtesy of the United States Department of State/Stock Montage/Getty Images/Murphy ...

Harry S. Truman | president of United States | Britannica.com


Harry S. Truman, (born May 8, 1884, Lamar, Missouri, U.S.—died December 26, 1972, Kansas City, Missouri) 33rd president of the United States (1945–53), ...

Truman . American Experience . WGBH | PBS


The AMERICAN EXPERIENCE biography of Harry Truman. He was a farmer, a businessman gone bankrupt, an unknown politician from Missouri who suddenly  ...

Harry S. Truman . Truman . WGBH American Experience | PBS


Yet Harry Truman would have to end the war with Germany and Japan, decide whether to use the most terrible weapon ever devised, confront the Soviet Union,  ...

Harry S. Truman
Harry Truman became president of the United States after the death of Franklin Roosevelt on 12 April 1945. President Truman led the U.S. through the end of World War II and made the decision to use the atomic bomb on Japan. Roosevelt was already the long... More »
Born: May 8, 1884, Lamar, Missouri
Died: December 26, 1972
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Harry S. Truman | whitehouse.gov


During his few weeks as Vice President, Harry Truman scarcely saw President Franklin Roosevelt, and received no briefing on the development of the atomic ...

Harry S. Truman - U.S. President - Biography.com


As the 33rd president of the United States, Harry Truman presided over the end of WW II, the start of the Cold War and the Korean War. Read about his life and ...

Harry S. Truman: Life in Brief—Miller Center


Harry S. Truman became President of the United States with the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt on April 12, 1945. During his nearly eight years in office, Truman ...