Harry S. Truman
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Born: May 8, 1884

Died: December 26, 1972 (age 88)

Nationality: American

Occupation: President

Bio: Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States. As the 34th Vice President of the United States and the third to serve under President Franklin D. Roosevelt, he succeeded to the presidency on April 12, 1945, when Roosevelt died less than three months after beginning his unprecedented fourth term.

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