Some things about Harry Truman you Probably Never Knew

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H/T Carl Paledino

It’s one you wantyour Childrenand Grandchildrento read.They won’t believe this happened, but it DID.Harry & Bess.

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Harry Truman was a different kind of President. He probably made as many, or more important decisions regarding our nation’s history as any of the other 32 Presidents preceding him. However, a measure of his greatness may rest on what he did after he left the White House.

The only asset he had when he died was the house he lived in, which was in Independence , Missouri . His wife had inherited the house from her mother and father and other than their years in the White House, they lived their entire lives there.

9c764e4c-a2fa-4352-b25f-dc00d64436cc.jpgWhen he retired from office in 1952 his income was a U.S. Army pension reported to have been $13,507.72 a year. Congress, noting that he was paying for his stamps and personally licking them, granted him…

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