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Harry Truman

Presidential Number: 33rd
Years he was President: 1945-1953
State Represented: Missouri
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Fact(s): He was a captain in World War I. He was Vice President for Franklin Roosevelt.

Birthday: May 8, 1884
How old would he be this year? 119
School(s) Kansas City Law School
Wife: Bess Truman
Occupation(s) before he was President: Soldier, bank clerk, farmer
Other way(s) he served: US Senator, Vice President
Height: 5 feet, 9 inches
Hobbies or Sports: Piano, swimming, wrestling

Life in America
How would he have traveled? Airplane, Car
How would he have communicated with his friends? Telephone, letters
U.S. Population when term began: 151,325,798
Number of stars on flag when he left office: 48

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