U.S. Presidents – Harry S. Truman

Full Name: Harry S. Truman

Party: Democratic

Primarily known for: The Marshall Plan, NATO, the Berlin Airlift, the Truman Doctrine Civil Rights reforms, the Korean War

D.O.B.: May 8, 1884

Birth state: Missouri

State upon taking office: (became President upon the death of Roosevelt, elected in 1948): Missouri

Previous career: Vice President

Office start date: April 12, 1945

Office end date: January 20, 1953

Reason term ended: Eligible for second full term, withdrew after primaries began.

Succession number: 33

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