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Official White House Portrait of Harry S. Truman - 33rd President of the United States


President Harry Truman was a member of Belton Lodge No. 450, MO and Past Grand Master of Missouri.


WW1: USA Presidents in uniform: Harry S Truman, Missouri Army National Guard WWI.

Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953). Seen here in his World War I Army uniform, 1917. During World War I, Truman served in combat in France as an artillery officer in his National Guard unit.


HARRY S. TRUMAN (1884-1972). 33rd President of the United States. Photographed at his desk in the White House, c1945.Harry Truman is remembered for saying,"THE BUCK STOPS HERE"


President Harry S.Truman succeeded Franklin D. Roosevelt as the nation's chief executive when Roosevelt died in 1945.


#33 Harry S Truman (1945-1953) After urgent plea to Japan to to surrender was rejected, ordered atomic bomb of cities devoted to war work. Two were Hiroshima & Nagasaki, Japan quickly surrendered. Witnessed signing of United Nations. Died Dec. 26, 1972 at age 88


"Dewey Defeats Truman" was a famously inaccurate banner headline on the front page of the Chicago Tribune on November 3, 1948, the day after incumbent United States President Harry S. Truman beat Republican challenger and Governor of New York Thomas E. Dewey in the 1948 presidential election in an upset victory.