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Freemasonry and a Modern President

Harry S. Truman

President Truman joined the Masons in 1909. On October 19, 1945, he was coroneted a 33rd Degree Scottish Rite Mason.

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Caption: Color portrait of President Truman in the regalia of Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Missouri, a post that he held from 1940 to 1941. This portrait, painted by Greta Kempton, was unveiled in 1949. (NLHST #67-938)

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