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Harry S. Truman

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Transcript of Harry S. Truman

Truman's Death:
December 5, 1972, Truman was admitted to Kansas City's Research Hospital and Medical Center with lung congestion from pneumonia. He developed multiple organ failure and died at 7:50 am on December 26 at the age of 88.
Funeral /Barrel:
His Wife had a private service for him in a library. He was barred
Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum Independence, Missouri
The End:(
3 of he major successes were
-Truman authorized the atomic bombing of Japan
-Helped with the ending of world war II
-He made it into the army with his bad vision
Successes
He was elected for 2 terms was Vice President and a Senator.
His Vice President was Alben W. Barkley
He wanted the civil rights movement to be a success as well as to stop wars.
Years in office:
April 12, 1945 – January 20, 1953

Presidency
The Middle
Birthday: May 8th, 1884
Where: Lamar Missouri, U.S.
Parents: John Anderson Truman (1851–1914)
Martha Ellen Young Truman (1852–1947)
School: Independence High School
(now William Chrisman High School)
The Beginning
Harry S. Truman

Political party: Democratic
Spouse: Bess Wallace
Children: Margaret
Profession: Haberdasher and Farmer
Religion: Southern Baptist
Military:
Truman had been turned down for appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point, which was his childhood dream, because of poor eyesight.[15] He then enlisted in the Missouri Army National Guard in 1905, serving until 1911 in a Kansas City-based artillery battery.
FUN FACTS!!!
-When Truman was a boy he cheated his eye exam by memorizing the board!
-His eyesight had been an unacceptable 20/50 in the right eye and 20/400 in the left

He was a Major and a Colonel
Failures
-It took him 2 tries to get into the army
-The Korean War started during his term
-He had very bad vision
Some issues were...
I fired him [MacArthur] because he wouldn't respect the authority of the President ... I didn't fire him because he was a dumb..., although he was, but that's not against the law for generals. If it was, half to three-quarters of them would be in jail.
Harry S. Truman, quoted in Time magazine
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