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Harry S. Truman

Harry S. TrumanBorn: 8-May-1884
Birthplace: Lamar, MO
Died: 26-Dec-1972
Location of death: Kansas City, MO [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Truman Library, Independence, MO

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: 33rd US President, 1945-53

Military service: US Army (WWI, Major)


[1] Research Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, MO.

Father: John Anderson Truman
Mother: Martha Ellen Young Truman
Wife:
Bess Truman (b. 1885, m. 28-Jun-1919, d. 1982)
Daughter: Margaret Truman (b. 1924, d. 2008)

    High School: Independence High School, Independence, MO (1901)
    Law School: Kansas City Law School (studied two years, no degree)

    US President (1945-53)
    US Vice President (20-Jan-1945 to 12-Apr-1945)
    US Senator, Missouri (3-Jan-1935 to 17-Jan-45, resigned)
    Missouri State Official Presiding Judge, Jackson County Court (1926-34)
    Missouri State Official Judge, Jackson County Court (1922-24)
    Alfalfa Club 1945
    American Legion
    Dutch Treat Club (1963-74)
    Fraternal Order of Eagles
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Freemasonry Belton Lodge #450 Belton, MO
    Knights Templar
    Loyal Order of Moose
    National Press Club
    Shriners
    Alpha Delta Gamma Fraternity
    Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity
    Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
    Congressional Gold Medal
    Silver Buffalo 1950
    Time Person of the Year 1945
    Visited Disneyland (Nov-1957)
    Cholecystectomy
    Hernia Operation Research Hospital, Kansas City, MO (18-Jan-1963)
    Assassination Attempt by Oscar Collazo and Griselio Torresola, at Blair House (1-Nov-1950)
    Risk Factors: Parkinson's, Diphtheria, Hernia

Author of books:
Memoirs (1955-56, memoir)


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