Harry S. Truman (1884-1972)
33rd President of the United States (1945-1953)
He replaced Franklin D. Roosevelt as President after he died in office in 1945. He was re-elected for the Democratic Party in 1949 serving one more term in office before he was succeeded in 1953 by Dwight D. Eisenhower. His Vice-President throughout his second term was Alben W. Barkley. In 1919, he married Bess Wallace and they were the parents of one daughter.
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 20/11/2018 and last updated on 02/09/2022.