This S. J. Ray cartoon "Inauguration, 1945"
appeared in the January 20, 1945 edition of the
Kansas City Star. On that day Harry S. Truman's
predecessor, Henry Wallace, swore in Truman as vice
president of the United States.
The Truman Vice Presidency:
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♦Arthur F. McClure is associate professor of History at Central Missouri
State College, Warrensburg. He received a B.A. from the University of Kansas,
an M.A. from the University of Colorado, and a Ph.D. from the University of
Donna Costigan currently teaches in the Ft. Osage, Missouri school system.
She received a B.S.E. and an M.A. from Central Missouri State College, Warrensburg.