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Anderson Shipp(e) Truman + Mary Jane Holmes
George Porterfield Gates + Elizabeth Emery
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John Anderson Truman5 DEC 1851 -- 2 NOV 1914avatar
Martha Ellen Young25 NOV 1853 -- 26 JUL 1947avatar
David Willcock Wallace15 JUN 1860 -- 18 JUN 1903avatar
Margaret Elizabeth Gates4 AUG 1862 -- 5 DEC 1952avatar
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Pres. Harry S. Truman

Birth8 MAY 1884
 
Military
 
USA Army / Colonel / World War I
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Occup1935-1945
 
US Senator from MO
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Election1944
 
USA Presidential Election
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Occup1945-1953
 
USA President
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Occup1945-1945
 
USA Vice President
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Election1948
 
USA Presidential Election
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Death26 DEC 1972
 
Cause: pneumonia
219 N. Delaware St./attended by Corpsman William R. Wagner (U.S.N.)
Grave
Aged: 88.6 years

Which of these presidents publicly professed a belief in God?Answer: All three on numerous occasions.

What was the formal religious group to which these men identified?Answer: Truman, Baptist; Eisenhower, Presbyterian; Kennedy, Roman Catholic

The lives of these presidents were complemented with religious associations. Truman and Eisenhower were from midwestern Protestant heritages, while Kennedy was reared in the formalism of the Roman Catholic tradition. Each of their parents played a major role in teaching them Christian precepts, by word and by example.

Faith in God as revealed through Jesus Christ was considered a personal matter. Truman has stated that he read the Bible through twice before beginning his formal schooling. Eisenhower... Read More

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Mary Margaret 

17 FEB 192429 JAN 2008  MO, Jackson Co, Independence Elbert Clifton Daniel Jr. 
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  • Photograph & Religion
  • Bess Truman
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William Robert Wagnerattending medical USN Corpsman
  1. Personal: knowledge/family records;
Thomas Edward DeweyThomas Edward Deweypolitical opponent
  1. Website:Wikipedia;
Edith BenhamEdith BenhamSocial Secretary
  1. Website:Wikipedia;

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No government is perfect. One of the chief virtues of a democracy, however, is that its defects are always visible and under democratic processes can be pointed out and corrected. … 1947
Sources
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  2. Findagrave Harry S. Truman
  3. Website:Worldconnect--Tom Hamm;
  1. Wikipedia
  2. Findagrave Bess Truman
  3. Website:Worldconnect--Tom Hamm;
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