Best POTUS for MY lifetime *(1952 -present)

Harry S. Truman
Nickname: “Give ‘Em Hell Harry”
33rd President of the United States (April 12, 1945 to January 20, 1953)
Born: May 8, 1884, in Lamar, Missouri
Died: December 26, 1972, in Kansas City, Missouri
Father: John Anderson Truman (1851-1914)
Mother: Martha Ellen Young Truman (1852-1947)
Married: Elizabeth “Bess” Virginia Wallace (1885-1982), on June 28, 1919
Children: Mary Margaret Truman (1924-2008)

Religion: Baptist
Education: Attended the University of Kansas City Law School
Occupation: Farmer, public official
Political Party: Democrat
Other Government Positions:

  • Judge on Jackson County Court, 1922-24
  • Presiding Judge of Jackson County Court, 1926-34
  • United States Senator, 1935-45
  • Vice President, 1945 (under F.D. Roosevelt)

David Dwight Eisenhower
Nickname: “Ike”
34th President of the United States
(January 20, 1953 to January 20, 1961)
Born: October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas
Died: March 28, 1969, in Washington, D.C.
Father: David Jacob Eisenhower (1863-1942)
Mother: Ida Elizabeth Stover Eisenhower (1862-1946)
Married: Mary “Mamie” Geneva Doud (1896-1979), on July 1, 1916
Children: Doud Dwight Eisenhower (1917-21)John Sheldon Doud Eisenhower (1923-2013)
Religion: Presbyterian
Education: Graduated from U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y. (1915)
Occupation: Soldier
Political Party: Republican
Other Government Positions: none
Presidential Salary: $100,000/year + $50,000 expense account