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us: Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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    • us: Truman, Harry S., Pres. U.S., 1884-1972
    • us: Truman, Harry, 1884-1972
    • us: Trumėn, G., 1884-1972
    • us: Dulumen, 1884-1972
    • us: Trouman, Charry S., 1884-1972
    • us: טרומאן, הארי ס., 1884-1972
    • us: Truman, H. (Harry), 1884-1972
  • Related Terms

    • us: United States. President (1945-1953 : Truman)
  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Truman, Harry S., Pres. U.S., 1884-1972
  • Sources

    • found: U.S. Congress. Senate. Committee on interstate commerce. Air transport act, 1935 ... c1935.
    • found: His Strictly personal and confidential, c1982: CIP t.p. (Harry Truman)
    • found: I͡Akovlev, A. N. Ot Trumėna do Reĭgana, 1984: t.p. (Trumėna) p. 3, etc. (G. Trumėn)
    • found: Washington evening star, Aug. 14, 1944, A-7, The Haskin service (The initial "S" does not stand for anything in Senator Truman's middle name, it is simply a letter)
    • found: Meiguo wu shi nian lai de zheng zhi wai jiao he guo fang, 1998: t.p. (Truman; Dulumen)
    • found: Wikipedia, Sept. 26, 2007 (Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884-Dec. 26, 1972); his parents chose "S" as his middle name, to please both of Harry's grandfathers, Anderson Shipp Truman and Solomon Young)
    • found: Encyc. Britannica online, Sept. 26, 2007 (Truman, Harry S.; b. May 8, 1884, d. Dec. 26, 1972)
    • found: Charry S. Trouman, 197-?
    • found: Rupture des styles et continuité de l'action, 2008: t.p. (H. Truman) back cover (Harry S. Truman)
    • found: Bio. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, Sept. 20, 2013 (Truman, Harry S., a Senator from Missouri, a Vice President, and Thirty-third President of the United States; Senate years of service: 1935-1945; born in Lamar, Barton County, Mo., May 8, 1884; moved with his parents to a farm in Jackson County, Mo., in 1888; attended the public schools in Independence, Mo.; engaged in agricultural pursuits; during the First World War was commissioned a first lieutenant, later a captain, and served with Battery D, One Hundred and Twenty-ninth Field Artillery, United States Army, with service overseas; discharged as a major in 1919; colonel of Field Artillery, United States Army Reserve Corps 1927-1945; engaged in the haberdashery business 1919-1921; studied law at Kansas City (Mo.) Law School; judge of the Jackson County Court 1922-1924, and presiding judge 1926-1934; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1934; reelected in 1940 and served from January 3, 1935, until his resignation on January 17, 1945; chairman, Special Committee to Investigate the National Defense Program (Seventy-seventh and Seventy-eighth Congresses), formed at Truman's initiative and widely known as the "Truman Committee," which called nationwide attention to military contracting procedures; elected Vice President of the United States on the Democratic ticket with Franklin Roosevelt in 1944, and inaugurated on January 20, 1945; upon the death of President Roosevelt on April 12, 1945, became President of the United States; elected in 1948 for the term ending January 20, 1953; was not a candidate for reelection in 1952; returned to his home in Independence, Mo.; engaged in writing his memoirs and took an active interest in the creation of the Truman Library; died in Kansas City, Mo., December 26, 1972; interment in the Rose Garden at the Truman Library, Independence, Mo.)
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    • 1979-04-23: new
    • 2013-09-21: revised
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