Harry S. Truman (1884–1972)

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Harry S. Truman was born on May 8, 1884 in Lamar, Missouri, USA. He was a writer, known for Assignment in Korea (1951), The DuPont Show of the Week (1961) and Sunday Showcase (1959). He was married to Bess Truman. He died on December 26, 1972 in Kansas City, Missouri. See full bio »

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 1964 Decision: The Conflicts of Harry S. Truman (TV Series documentary) (writings)
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Other Works:

Article (writing as the Hon. Harry S. Truman), "This Administration's Air Policy," Published in "Flying (USA)," December 1944, Vol. 35 No. 6, Pages 21, 156, 158. See more »

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5 Biographical Movies | 32 Print Biographies | 25 Portrayals | 1 Article | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Pres. Harry S Truman | President Harry S. Truman | President Harry S Truman | President Harry Truman | President Truman | Vice President Harry S Truman | Truman


5' 9" (1.75 m)


Bess Truman  (his death)  (1 child)


Margaret Truman


Clifton Truman Daniel (grandchild) | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[to a friend, the day after FDR died] I'm not big enough. I'm not big enough for this job. See more »


In his last will and testament, executed in January 1959, he divided the bulk of his estate, valued at $600,000 to his wife and daughter. He also left a plot of land in Grandview, MO, to his Masonic Lodge and $15,000 to be divided among various nieces, nephews and their children. See more »


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