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  (b. 8 May 1884 Lamar, Barton, Missouri, USA   d. 26 December 1972 Kansas City, Missouri, USA )  

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Harry Shipp TRUMAN was born 8 May 1884 in Lamar, Barton, Missouri, USA

Harry Shipp TRUMAN was the child of John Anderson TRUMAN   and   Martha Ellen YOUNG

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Harry Shipp  married  Elizabeth Virginia "Bess" WALLACE 28 June 1919 in Independence, Missouri, USA .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Elizabeth Virginia "Bess" WALLACE  was born 13 February 1885 in Independence, Missouri, USA.  Elizabeth Virginia "Bess" died 18 October 1982 in Independence, Missouri, USA. 

Harry Shipp TRUMAN died 26 December 1972 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.

Occupation: President of the United States

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Harry Shipp TRUMAN married flag photo of Elizabeth Virginia "Bess" WALLACE  Elizabeth Virginia "Bess" WALLACE-- Date: 28 June 1919 Place: Independence, Missouri, USA
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Children of Harry Shipp TRUMAN and Elizabeth Virginia "Bess" WALLACE:

flag female ancestor Mary Margaret TRUMAN (b.17 February 1924, Independence, Missouri, USA  d. 29 January 2008, Chicago, Illinois, USA)

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8 May 1884
Lamar, Barton, Missouri, USA

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Harry S. Truman, the 33rd President of the United States, served from 1945 to 1953. Here's a snapshot of his life:

Early Life and Military Service:
Harry S. Truman was born on May 8, 1884, in Lamar, Missouri. He grew up in Independence, Missouri, and worked various jobs before serving in World War I. Truman was a captain in the field artillery and served in France.

Political Career Beginnings:
After the war, Truman entered local politics in Missouri. He served as a county judge and later as a U.S. Senator. His straightforward and honest approach to politics earned him respect.

Vice Presidency:
In 1944, Truman was selected as Franklin D. Roosevelt's running mate for the vice presidency. He became Vice President on January 20, 1945, but his tenure in that role was short-lived.

Upon Roosevelt's death on April 12, 1945, Truman assumed the presidency. He faced enormous challenges, including the final stages of World War II and the decision to use atomic bombs on ...Read MORE...

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Name: Harry S Truman
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1900
Event Place: Blue Township Independence city Ward 1, Jackson, Missouri, United States
District: 5
Gender: Male
Age: 16
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Son
Number of Living Children:
Years Married:
Birth Date: May 1884
Birthplace: Missouri
Marriage Year (Estimated):
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: Missouri
Mother's Birthplace: Missouri
Mother of how many children:
Sheet Number and Letter: 8B
Household ID: 181
Line Number: 95
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T623
GS Film Number: 1240860
Digital Folder Number: 004118788
Image Number: 00602

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
John H Truman Head M 46 Missouri
Martha E Truman Wife F 48 Missouri
Harry S Truman Son M 16 Missouri
J Vivian...

1900 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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Harry Shipp TRUMAN and Elizabeth Virginia "Bess" WALLACE 28 June 1919, Independence, Missouri, USA
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1924 Birth of Child
Mary Margaret TRUMAN was born 17 February 1924, Independence, Missouri, USA
Harry Shipp TRUMAN - campaign poster
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1945 - April 12 - Harry S. Truman (1884-1972) becomes 33rd President of the United States
Elected vice president in 1944, Truman became president upon Roosevelt's sudden death in April 1945 and was immediately faced with the problems of winding down the war against the Axis and preparing the nation for postwar adjustment. Germany surrendered on May 8, and in July Truman attended the Potsdam Conference to discuss the settlement plans for postwar Europe. To end the war with Japan, he authorized the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Aug. 6 and Aug. 9, 1945. Japan surrendered on Aug. 14. Although the action undoubtedly saved many American lives by bringing the war to an end, the morality of the decision is still debated.

The years 1947–48 were distinguished by civil-rights proposals, the Truman Doctrine to contain the spread of Communism, and the Marshall Plan to aid in the economic reconstruction of war-ravaged nations. Truman's general record, highlighted by a vigorous Fair Deal campaign, brought about his unexpected election in 1948 over the heavily...Read MORE...

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1950 - January 31 - President Harry S. Truman orders the development of the hydrogen bomb, in response to the detonation of the Soviet Union's first atomic bomb in 1949

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January 31, 1950
Age: 88
Given Name: Harry
Middle Name:
Surname: Truman
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Birth Date: 08 May 1884
State: Missouri
Last Place of Residence: Jackson, Missouri
Previous Residence Postal Code: 64050
Event Date: Dec 1972

'United States Social Security Death Index,' Database, FamilySearch ( ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:JLGL-CW5 : accessed 28 June 2015), Harry Truman, Dec 1972; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

Name: Harry S Truman
Maiden Name:
Event Type: Burial
Event Date: 1972
Event Place: Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States of America
Photograph Included: Yes
Birth Date: 08 May 1884
Death Date: 26 Dec 1972
Affiliate Record Identifier: 1043
Cemetery: Harry S. Truman Library and Museum

'Find A Grave Index,' Database, FamilySearch ( ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:QVJ1-1H8P : accessed 28 June 2015), Harry S Truman, 1972; Burial,...Read MORE...

Harry Shipp TRUMAN - Grave
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum Independence Jackson County Missouri, USA

Harry is buried at: Harry S. Truman Library and Museum Independence Jackson County Missouri, USA

Added: 7/8/2014 12:02:06 PM - Updated: 11/27/2023 5:42:47 PM

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