President Harry S Truman

8 May 1884–26 December 1972 (Age 88)
Lamar, Barton, Missouri, United States

The Life of Harry S

When President Harry S Truman was born on 8 May 1884, in Lamar, Barton, Missouri, United States, his father, John Anderson Truman, was 32 and his mother, Martha Ellen Young, was 31. He married Elizabeth Virginia Wallace on 28 June 1919. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Blue Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States for about 5 years and Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1940. In 1945, at the age of 69, his occupation is listed as president of the united states in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. He died on 26 December 1972, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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President Harry S Truman
Elizabeth Virginia Wallace
Marriage: 28 June 1919
Mary Margaret Truman

Spouse and Children

28 June 1919
Independence, Missouri


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · The Statue of Liberty

Age 2

The Statue of Liberty that is in France is identical to the one that sits in New York. The Statue was sent over from France. It symbolizes the alliance between the two countries. The French have nicknamed it the Laboulaye Lady
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 23

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly East Midlands): variant spelling of Trueman .2 Jewish (from Latvia): habitational name for someone from a Latvian village, the Russian name of which is Trumany.3 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Trumann, a variant of Trautmann .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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President Harry S. Truman

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Sources (3)

  • Harry S Truman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry S Truman in household of John H Truman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Harry S Truman in household of Madge G Wallace, "United States Census, 1930"

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