Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969; Truman, Margaret (Mary Margaret), 1924-2008; Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959; McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957.
Biography

Longhand Note of Former President Harry S. Truman, ca. 1954. President's Secretary's Files - Longhand Notes.

Outline of preliminary volumes

1884 to 1901-to 1902 R.R. timekeeper

1903 to 1905 Star mailing room to National Bank of Commerce, Union National

1905 National Guard

1906 to 1917 Farm

1915 Road overseer, Postmaster

1916 Joplin-Commerce

1917 Organization 129th F.A. Canteen Camp Doniphan, Ex Can. For promotion

1918 Overseas Mar. 30 the George Washington

1918 2nd Corps Schools. Promotion to Captain, Assignment as Adjutant of 2nd Bri. Then to command Battery D. As regimental instructor for 2nd Bri. .Vosges Maters, Battle of "Who Run," St. Mihiel, Argonne Sommenedieue (Verdun) Armistice, Home to the farm

1919 Store on 12th St.

1921 Failure

1922 Politics Eastern Judge

1924 Defeat, Margie comes along.

1925 Automobile Club

1926 Elected again Presiding Judge-majority 16,000

1927 Road bonds , 335 miles of roads. 1928

1929 County finances

1930 Reelected-majority 55,000

1931 More roads-Public Bldgs., Court Houses, Hospital

1934 Senate primary race, nominated by 44,000 plurality

1935 U.S. Senate

1945 Appropriations, Interstate Commerce, Public Bldgs & Grounds

1935 Audit & Control, Military

1945 Affairs, Special to Investigate the National Defense Program

1944 Nominated for Vice President of the United States at the Democratic Convention.

1945 Resigned from Senate Jan. 18th Inaugurated Vice President Jan 20th

Apr. 12, 1945 Sworn in as President, Conditions inherited. Appointments. Potsdam, Atomic Bomb

1946 Hostile congress, Foreign Affairs-Iran, Trieste

1947 Marshall Plan, Greece & Turkey

1948 Renominated, Israel, Campaign-Reelected.

1949 Policy-Point 4

1950 Korea

1951 Wake Island

1952 Command change in Far East. March 29th decline to run again. Democrats defeated by Gen. Eisenhower, McCarthy et al.

1953 Go to Independence


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