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Hstruman

Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States






TermEdit

33rd President of the United States
Democratic
April 12, 1945 - January 20, 1953  (60-68)
Preceded by Franklin D. Roosevelt
Succeeded by Dwight D. Eisenhower


34th Vice President of the United States
January 20, 1945 - April 12, 1945  (60)
Preceded by Henry A. Wallace
Succeeded by Alben W. Barkley


DataEdit

Full Name Harry S. Truman
Born May 8, 1884
Birthplace Lamar, Missouri
Died December 26, 1972  (88 years)
Deathplace Kansas City, Missouri


ParentsEdit

John Anderson Truman
Born December 5, 1851
Father Anderson Shipp Truman  (1816-87) (71 years)
Mother Mary Jane Holmes  (1821-78) (57 years)
Marriage 1881 - 1914  (33 years, died)
Died November 3, 1914  (62 years)


Martha Ellen Young
Born November 5, 1852
Father Solomon Young  (1815-92) (77 years)
Mother Harriet Louisa Gregg  (1818-1909) (91 years)
Children 3
Died July 26, 1947  (94 years)


SiblingsEdit

1. John Vivian Truman  (1886-1965) (79 years)

(married 1911  Luella Campbell  (1887-1978) (91 years))

2. Mary Jane Truman  (1889-1978) (89 years)


MarriagesEdit

1. Elizabeth Virginia Wallace
Born February 3, 1885
Father David Willock Wallace  (1860-1903) (43 years)
Mother Margaret Elizabeth Gates  (1862-1952) (90 years)
Marriage June 28, 1919 - December 26, 1972  (53 years, died)
Died October 18, 1982  (97 years)


ChildrenEdit

1. Mary Margaret Truman
Born February 17, 1924
Husband Elbert Clifton Daniel Jr.  (1912-2000) (88 years)
Marriage April 21, 1956 - February 21, 2000  (43 years, widowed)
Children Clifton, William, Harrison, Thomas
Died January 29, 2008  (83 years)


OccupationsEdit

U.S. Senator from Missouri  (1935-45)

Presiding Judge of Jackson County, Missouri  (1927-35)

Judge of Jackson County, Missouri's Eastern District  (1923-25)

Haberdasher

Bank Clerk

Railroad Timekeeper


Military ServiceEdit

Colonel in the United States Army Reserve  (1920-53)

Major in the United States Army  (1917-19)

First Lieutenant in the Missouri State National Guard  (1905-11)


Presidential Election of 1948Edit

1. Harry S. Truman
Birth/Death 1884 - 1972  (88 years)
State Missouri
Occupation Incumbent President of the United States  (1945-53)
Political Party Democratic
Vice President

Alben W. Barkley  (1877-1956) (KY)

U.S. Senator from Kentucky  (1927-49, 1955-56)

Popular Vote 24, 179, 347  (49.55%)
Electoral Vote 303  (28 states)


2. Thomas E. Dewey
Birth/Death 1902 - 1971  (69 years)
State New York
Occupation Governor of New York  (1943-54)
Political Party Republican
Vice President

Earl Warren  (1891-1974) (CA)

Governor of California  (1943-53)

Popular Vote 21, 991, 292  (45.07%)
Electoral Vote 189  (16 states)


3. Strom Thurmond
Birth/Death 1902 - 2003  (101 years)
State South Carolina
Occupation Governor of South Carolina  (1947-51)
Political Party States' Rights Democratic
Vice President

Fielding L. Wright  (1895-1956) (MS)

Governor of Mississippi  (1946-52)

Popular Vote 1, 175, 930  (2.41%)
Electoral Vote 39  (5 states)


4. Henry A. Wallace
Birth/Death 1888 - 1965  (77 years)
State Iowa
Occupation Former Secretary of Commerce of the United States  (1945-46)
Political Party Progressive-American Labor
Vice President

Glen H. Taylor  (1904-84) (ID)

U.S. Senator from Idaho  (1945-51)

Popular Vote 1, 157, 328  (2.37%)
Electoral Vote 0


5. Norman Thomas
Birth/Death 1884 - 1968  (84 years)
State New York
Occupation Presbyterian Minister and Political Activist
Political Party Socialist
Vice President

Tucker P. Smith  (1898-1970) (MI)

Educator and Economist

Popular Vote 139, 569  (0.29%)
Electoral Vote 0


6. Claude A. Watson
Birth/Death 1885 - 1978  (93 years)
State California
Occupation Lawyer, Businessman, and Methodist Minister
Political Party Prohibition
Vice President

Dale H. Learn  (1897-1976) (PA)

Real Estate Agent

Popular Vote 103, 708  (0.21%)
Electoral Vote 0


7. Edward A. Teichert
Birth/Death 1904 - 1974  (70 years)
State Pennsylvania
Occupation Factory Foreman and Political Activist
Political Party Socialist Labor
Vice President

Stephen Emery  (1909-80) (NY)

Subway Dispatcher and Political Activist

Popular Votes 29, 244  (0.06%)
Electoral Vote 0


8. Farrell Dobbs
Birth/Death 1907 - 1983  (76 years)
State Minnesota
Occupation Trade Unionist and Historian
Political Party Socialist Workers
Vice President

Grace Carlson  (1906-92) (MN)

Psychologist and Educator

Popular Vote 13, 613  (0.03%)
Electoral Vote  0


Vice PresidentEdit

Alben W. Barkley  (1877-1956) KY 1949-53


CabinetEdit

Secretary of State
Edward Stettinius Jr.  (1900-49) VA 1945
Joseph Grew  (1880-1965) NH 1945
James F. Byrnes  (1882-1972) SC 1945-47
George Marshall  (1880-1959) PA 1947-49
Dean Acheson  (1893-1971) CT 1949-53


Secretary of the Treasury
Henry Morgenthau Jr.  (1891-1967) NY 1945
Fred M. Vinson  (1890-1953) KY 1945-46
John Wesley Snyder  (1895-1985) MO 1946-53


Secretary of War
Henry L. Stimson  (1867-1950) NY 1945
Robert P. Patterson  (1891-1952) NY 1945-47
Kenneth Claiborne Royall  (1894-1971) NC 1947


Attorney General
Francis Biddle  (1886-1968) PA 1945
Tom C. Clark  (1899-1977) TX 1945-49
J. Howard McGrath  (1903-66) RI 1949-52
James P. McGranery  (1895-1962) PA 1952-53


Secretary of the Navy
James Forrestal  (1892-1949) NY 1945-47


Postmaster General
Frank Comerford Walker  (1886-1959) PA 1945
Robert E. Hannegan  (1903-49) MO 1945-47
Jesse M. Donaldson  (1885-1970) MO 1947-53


Secretary of the Interior
Harold L. Ickes  (1874-1952) IL 1945-46
Oscar L. Chapman  (1896-1978) CO 1946
Julius Albert Krug  (1907-70) WI 1946-49
Oscar L. Chapman  (1896-1978) CO 1949-53


Secretary of Agriculture
Claude R. Wickard  (1893-1967) IN 1945
Clinton Presba Anderson  (1895-1975) NM 1945-48
Charles F. Brannan  (1903-92) CO 1948-53


Secretary of Commerce
Henry A. Wallace  (1888-1965) IA 1945-46
Alfred Schindler  (1894-1956) CA 1946
W. Averall Harriman  (1891-1986) NY 1946-48
Charles W. Sawyer  (1887-1979) OH 1948-53


Secretary of Labor
Frances Perkins  (1880-1965) NY 1945
Lewis B. Schwellenbach  (1894-1948) WA 1945-48
Maurice J. Tobin  (1901-53) MA 1948-53


Secretary of Defense
James Forrestal  (1892-1949) NY 1947-49
Louis A. Johnson  (1891-1966) WV 1949-50
George Marshall  (1880-1959) PA 1950-51
Robert A. Lovett  (1895-1986) NY 1951-53


United States Supreme CourtEdit

Chief Justice
Harlan F. Stone  (1872-1946) NY 1941-46  (5 years)
Fred M. Vinson  (1890-1953) KY 1946-53  (7 years)


Associate Justices
Owen Roberts  (1875-1955) PA 1930-45  (15 years)
Hugo Black  (1886-1971) AL 1937-71  (34 years)
Stanley Forman Reed  (1884-1980) KY 1938-57  (19 years)
Felix Frankfurter  (1882-1965) NY 1939-62  (23 years)
William O. Douglas  (1898-1980) NY 1939-75  (36 years)
Frank Murphy  (1890-1949) MI 1940-49  (9 years)
Robert H. Jackson  (1892-1954) NY 1941-54  (13 years)
Wiley Blount Rutledge  (1894-1949) DC 1943-49  (6 years)
Harold Hitz Burton  (1888-1964) OH 1945-58  (13 years)
Tom C. Clark  (1899-1977) TX 1949-67  (18 years)
Sherman Minton  (1890-1965) IN 1949-56  (7 years)