President Harry S Truman

M, #10635, b. 8 May 1884, d. 26 December 1972
Father*John Anderson Truman1 b. 1851, d. 1914
Mother*Martha Ellen Young1 b. 1852, d. 1947
ReferenceTruman-001

Names and TItles

Titled: Vice President of the United States (Harry S Truman) on 20 January 1945.
Titled: 33rd President of the United States (Harry S Truman) on 12 April 1945.
     President Harry S Truman was born on 8 May 1884 in Lamar, Missouri, to, son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen Young.1 President Harry S Truman was the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen Young.1 President Harry S Truman married Elizabeth (Bess) Virginia Wallace on 28 June 1919 in Independence, Missouri.1 President Harry S Truman died on 26 December 1972 in Kansas City, Missouri, at age 88.1 He was buried at Truman Library, Independence, Missouri.1
     Harry S's father John Anderson Truman died in 1914.1 President Harry S Truman became Vice President of the United States under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on 20 January 1945 replacing Vice President Henry A. Wallace. Succeeded to the presidency upon the sudden death of Franklin D. Roosevelt on April 12, 1945. Was reelected in 1948 over Thomas E. Dewey, Strom Thurmond, and Henry A. Wallace by a popular vote of 24,179,345 to 21,991,291, 1,176,125, and 1,157,326, and an electoral vote of 303 to 189, 39, and 0. Was sometimes called 'Give-'em-hell-Harry'. Coined the phrases 'If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.' and 'The buck stops here.' Gave the order to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima.1 President Harry S Truman became President of the United States on 12 April 1945 replacing President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Harry S's mother Martha Ellen Young died in 1947.1 President Harry S Truman witnessed the New Tag of Vice President Alben W. Barkley and Vice President of the United States on 20 January 1949. President Harry S Truman was replaced as President of the United States by President Dwight David Eisenhower on 20 January 1953. Harry S's daughter was married at wedding of Margaret (Mary) Truman and Clifton (Elbert) Daniel on 21 April 1956 in Independence, Missouri.1

Family

Elizabeth (Bess) Virginia Wallace b. 13 February 1885, d. 20 October 1982
Child
Last Edited1 Jan 2004

Citations

  1. [S231] Presidents.GED online http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/presidents/…, Brian Tompsett (e-mail address), downloaded December 2003.