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Harry S. Truman


Picture of Harry S. Truman
Library of Congress
Date Party Office Votes Result
04-12-1945 Democratic President 0 Win
11-02-1948 Democratic President 1913134 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: May 8, 1884 in Lamar, Missouri
Married: Elizabeth Virginia Wallace
Child: Mary Margaret Truman
Military Service: ARMY (WWI)
Died: December 26, 1972 in Kansas City, Missouri

1934-1945: Member, US Senate [Missouri]
1944: Candidate, Vice President on Roosevelt/Truman ticket.
1945: Vice President of the United States.
1945-1953: President of the United States

  • PLACENAME: California is home to a Harry S. Truman Elementary School in La Quinta and a Harry S. Truman Middle School in Fontana.
  • US Currency: Harry S. Truman appeared on a "Presidential $1 Coin" that was issued in 2015.