NextPrevious

Harry S. Truman

Early Career

What did Truman do after the war?

He opened a clothing store in Kansas City, Missouri, with Eddie Jacobsen, a comrade from World War I. The store did well for a couple years but went under in 1922. For more than a decade, Truman made installment payments to pay off his creditors. Because he had once owned a clothing store, he earned the nickname “The Haberdasher.”



Close

This is a web preview of the "The Handy Presidents Answer Book" app. Many features only work on your mobile device. If you like what you see, we hope you will consider buying. Get the App