Harry S. Truman

Political Offices

What was his next political position?

Truman left the U.S. Senate after President Roosevelt asked him to be his vice presidential running mate. Roosevelt had initially considered James F. Byrnes, William O. Douglas, and Truman. Truman served only eighty-two days as vice president before Roosevelt passed away.


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