Harry S. Truman Birthplace ~ Lamar, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 37° 29.647 W 094° 16.308
15S E 387574 N 4150448
Quick Description: Ole "Give 'Em Hell Harry" was born here. Best known quote: "If you can't take the heat - get out of the kitchen".
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 1/19/2011 7:45:50 AM
Waymark Code: WMAJ0F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 11

Long Description:

County of Site: Barton County
Location of Site: 11th St. & Truman Ave., Lamar
American Legion Memorial is on Site, the Text of that Memorial:

IN MEMORIAM

HARRY S. TRUMAN
Born Lamar, Missouri May 8, 1884
Died Kansas City, Missouri December 26, 1972
Patriot - Statesman - Legionaire
First Legionaire President
of The United States
[American Legion Seal]
This memorial was erected in May 1984 by
Legionaires and friends of the American
Legion Department of Missouri Through
Efforts of the 15th District.

ON Site is a Memorial erected by the UAW, Text of that Memorial:

SEAL of the
PRESIDENT of the UNITED STATES

THIS SHRINE IS DEDICATED TO
HARRY S. TRUMAN
Thirty Second President
of the
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Who was Born at This Location
May 8, 1884
Dec. 26, 1972
*
"I ask only to be a good and faithful
Servant of my Lord and and my People"   H.S.T.
County Judge - 1923 - 1925
Presiding Judge - County Court - 1927 - 1935
United States Senator - 1935 - 1945
Vice-President of the United States of America - 1945
President of the United States of America - 1945 -1953

President Name: Harry S. Truman

Birth Place?: yes

Term Of Office: 1945 - 1953

Date of Birth: May 8, 1884

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