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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  ...

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


Jun 8, 2015 ... Harry S. Truman, (born May 8, 1884, Lamar, Missouri, U.S.—died December 26, 1972, Kansas City, Missouri) 33rd president of the United ...

Harry S. Truman: Life Before the Presidency—Miller Center


Harry S. Truman was born in the small town of Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884. In 1890, Harry's parents, John and Martha, moved the family (which included ...

Facts on President Harry S. Truman | President Truman Biography


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

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,  ...

Character Above All: Harry S. Truman Essay - PBS


Provides a brief look at the character traits that made Truman great. From PBS.

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 ...