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Thirty-third President of the United States (1945–1953); as vice president, he succeeded to the office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt. During World War I he served as an artillery officer. He was county judge in Missouri and later became a United States Senator.

Biography

Harry S. Truman, President of the USA, was born 8 May 1884 in Lamar, Barton County, Missouri, United States to John Anderson Truman (1851-1914) and Martha Ellen Young (1852-1947) and died 26 December 1972 Kansas City, Missouri, United States of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Virginia Wallace (1885-1982) 28 June 1919 .

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Offspring of Harry S. Truman and Elizabeth Virginia Wallace (1885-1982)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Margaret Truman (1924-2008) 17 February 1924 Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, United States 29 January 2008 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States Elbert Clifton Daniel (1912-2000)










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