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  1. Nov 12, 2009 · Harry S. Truman. By: History.com Editors. Updated: January 8, 2021 | Original: November 12, 2009. copy page link. Print Page. Bettmann Archive/Getty Images. Harry S. Truman (1884-1972),...

  2. Feb 19, 2018 · William Seale Author & Historian. The White House Historical Association’s 2018 White House Christmas Ornament honors Harry S. Truman, the thirty-third president of the United States.

  3. Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd president of the United States, from 1945 to 1953. He became president when President Franklin D. Roosevelt died in office. Truman served as the 34th vice president of the United States for a short time, from January to April 1945.

  4. He became a Senator in 1934. During World War II he headed the Senate war investigating committee, checking into waste and corruption and saving perhaps as much as 15 billion dollars. As President,...

  5. Timeline of the Harry S. Truman presidency. The presidency of Harry S. Truman began on April 12, 1945, when Harry S. Truman became the 33rd president upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and ended on January 20, 1953.

  6. Harry S. Truman became President of the United States with the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt on April 12, 1945. During his nearly eight years in office, Truman confronted enormous challenges in both foreign and domestic affairs.

  7. He became a senator in 1934. During World War II he headed the Senate War Investigating Committee, exposing waste and corruption and saving perhaps as much as $15 billion. As president, Truman made some of the most crucial decisions in history. Soon after V-E Day, the war against Japan had reached its final stage.

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