Harry S Truman
Harry Truman

Harry S Truman

I am Harry S Truman I was born May 18, 1884 in Lamar, Missouri and lived in Harrisonville then Grandview and last Independence Missouri with my two other siblings and my Mom and Dad. I attended school in Independence, Missouri and was really good at math and reading and every other thing but because of my thick glasses I could not play sports of any kind at all. For the next five years I did various jobs to help my family. I graduated high school in 1901 but I could not go to college because my family did not have enough money to send me. I later joined the National Guard and fought in World War 1 .As I grew up in the National Guard I was made a captain for my group and a well liked officer. Later on, I was elected for Vice President for President Roosevelt for his term. Suddenly I was the president of the United States all because Roosevelt had unexpectedly died of a cardiovascular disease so now I was the 33rd president and I took a oath with my bible but at that time America was at war with both Germany and Japan I had only only been Vice President for 88 days so people didn't think I would be a great president. I led America through World War 2 as the President and was on the winning side. I died on December 26 1972 at the age 88 at 7:50 A.M. of pneumonia.

by Levi D.

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