The 33rd American president and strong leader Harry S. Truman was well-known as a provident and subtle statesman who gave an order to attack Japan with the atomic weapon in such a way finishing the WWII.
He was a member of the National Guard. After a several attempts to find a good job, worked as a judge and U.S. Senator in Missouri.
For a short period (82 days) he was a vice president of F. D. Roosevelt before his death.
Best Known For
He is known as a president of the USA in 1945– 1953.
He initiated Marshall Plan usage to restore the economy of Western Europe.
Was one of the leading figures in the Cold War and created the Truman doctrine.
His religion is Christianity. The politician is Baptist by the religious views.
He was straight. Harry married Bess Truman in 1919 and they were together till his death in 1972. The couple welcomed the only daughter Margaret.
Worth To Known
His daughter was a singer and American writer.
He was the only president of his century who did not have a college graduation.
Before his political career, Harry worked as a farmer, bookkeeper, clerk and judge.
He had two siblings: John Vivian and Mary Jane.
“The President is about five feet nine inches and weighs about one hundred and seventy-eight. He has a hat size of seven and three-eighths and a shoe size of nine C. Wears a fifteen - thirty-three shirt...” – wrote Harry H. Vaughan, Major General of the U. S. Army in his letter to a Lieutenant who was going to design Truman’s figure.
His collection of shoes included 96 pairs. Among them there is an extravagant leather boots with synthetic fur. All in all, he was an owner of 42 pairs of regular shoes, 21 - slippers, also sandals, deck shoes, loafers, boots.