Harry S. Truman Biography - 33rd U.S. President …

On this day in 1884, Harry S. Truman is born in Lamar, . The son of a farmer, Truman could not afford to go to college. He joined the army at the relatively advanced age of 33 in 1916 to fight in . After the war, he opened a haberdashery in City. When that business went bankrupt in 1922, he entered Missouri politics. Truman went on to serve in the from 1934 until he was chosen as Franklin D. Roosevelt’s fourth vice president in 1945; it was during his Senate terms that he developed a reputation for honesty and integrity.

The role of Harry S. Truman in the history of the United States of America.
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Truman 33rd President of the United States
(April 12, 1945 to January 20, 1953) Nickname: "Give 'Em Hell Harry" Born: May 8, 1884, in Lamar, Missouri
Died: December 26, 1972, in Kansas City, Missouri Father: John Anderson Truman
Mother: Martha Ellen Young Truman
Married: , on June 28, 1919
Children: Mary Margaret Truman (1924- )Religion: Baptist
Education: Attended the University of Kansas City Law School
Occupation: Farmer, public official
Political Party: Democrat
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The Harry S Truman Building is the headquarters of the United States Department of State
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