Harry S. Truman: Thirty-Third President of the United States

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Children's Press, 1987 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 98 pages
Opening with an interest-grabbing introduction, each biography brings out the character of the man -- his early life and its influence on his political aspirations, his election, important events (both good and bad) that occurred during his presidency, and life after his term in office (if applicable).

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Contents

Table of Contents
7
The Senator from Pendergast
33
The Fast Road to the White House
49
Back Home in Independence
83
Index
99
Copyright

About the author (1987)

Hargrove graduated from Sewanee Military Academy and Rice University, where he majored in philosophy, studied languages, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He enlisted in the army and served in the European Theater of Operations in IPW Team 138; he was discharged in January 1946 as a Master Sergeant. After the War he became a corporate executive, served as Senior Assistant Postmaster General of the United States, and was appointed U.S. Ambassador to Australia in 1976. After his return, he joined an investment management firm in Houston and served on corporate and non-profit boards.

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