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Color portrait of President Truman in the regalia of Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Missouri, a post that he held from 1940 to 1941. This portrait, painted by Greta Kempton, was unveiled in 1949. (NLHST #67-938). President Truman joined the Masons in 1909. On October 19, 1945, he was coroneted a 33rd Degree Scottish Rite Mason.
US President Harry Truman did not formally order the execution of Operation Paperclip until August 1945. Truman's order expressly excluded anyone found "to have been a member of the Nazi Party, and more than a nominal participant in its activities, or an active supporter of Nazi militarism." However, those restrictions would have rendered ineligible most of the leading scientists the JIOA had identified for recruitment
President Harry S. Truman April 12th 1945-January 20th 1953.. Was Vice president under FDR . President Roosevelt died suddenly April 12th 1945 at Warm Springs Georgia,where he was taking a brief rest .33rd President
Bess Truman Bess was a significant presence in her husband's administration, Harry consulted Bess about crucial decisions as President, it seems clear from his extensive correspondence to her that she wielded a sizable influence over his executive decision-making. Indeed, Harry referred to Bess as his "chief advisor" and "full partner in all transactions -- politically and otherwise." 33rd #President of the United States 35th #FirstLady
Photograph of President Harry S. Truman and Mrs. Bess Truman on the Porch of Their Independence, Missouri Home , 1953