Harry S. Truman was born in Missouri. He served as Roosevelt’s vice president for just 82 days. After Roosevelt died, Truman became the 33rd President of the United States of America. During his first months of service he dropped the atomic bomb on Japan, thus ending WWII.
Truman’s policy of communist containment started the Cold War. He also initiated the American involvement in the Korean War. He left office in 1953.
After he retired from political life, Truman wrote his memoirs and oversaw the construction of his presidential library. He is known to have enjoyed taking long walks.