Friday, May 8, 2009

President Harry S. Truman's Birthday

Today marks the 125th birthday of our 33rd president, Harry S. Truman. President Truman served from 1945 to 1953 and was known as “Give 'Em Hell Harry." Harry Truman was President Franklin D. Roosevelt's 3rd vice president.  Unfortunately, President Truman only served as vice president for a few months before President Roosevelt died, leaving him to be sworn in as president on April 12, 1945.  To learn more, click on these links:

White House: Biography of Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman Library and Museum

Sonnet Erin Brown
Federal Documents Librarian
Subject Specialist: Legal Research/Political Science


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