Harry S. Truman
By: Halle Jaggers
Truman was born to John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen Young Truman. He spent most of his young days on his family's farm he was interested in music, reading, and history, all encouraged by his mother, with whom he was very close too. He was born on May 8, 1884 in Lamar, Missouri and died on December 26, 1972 (Age 88) in Kansas City, Missouri. His resting place is at The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum in Independence, Missouri. He was married to Bess Wallace And had a child named Margaret. He was a democratic and a Southern Baptist. He severed in the Missouri National Guard, United States Army, and United States Army Reserve. He was ranked a major and colonel fought in World War I.
Wold War I
World War II
Some Things He Did While In Office
Truman signs the Revenue Act of 1950
Increasing corporation and income taxes.
Internal Security Act Passed
Truman vetoes the Internal Security Act but, Congress passes over Truman's veto.
establishing a national housing agency and providing federal aid to low-cost housing projects.