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Harry S. Truman
Source/Notes:
The Wit & Wisdom of Harry Truman: A Treasury of Quotations, Anecdotes, and Observations (Gramercy Books, 1995), p. 24. Also in: Celebrity Register: An Irreverent Compendium of American Quotable Notables (Harper & Row, 1963), p. 621
Harry S. Truman
Source/Notes:
As quoted in My Fellow Americans : The Most Important Speeches of America's Presidents (2003) by Michael Waldman, p. 137


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Born: May 8, 1884

Died: December 26, 1972 (aged 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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