Profile of the Day: President Harry S. Truman
Today we remember President Harry S. Truman, who died on December 26, 1972 at the age of 88. Truman was born in Larmar, Missouri and spent most of the early years of his life on a farm. He succeeded to the presidency on April 12, 1945, when President Franklin D. Roosevelt died after months of declining health. Under Truman, the U.S. successfully concluded World War II.
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