Harry Randall Truman

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Harry Randall Truman

Resident of the U.S. state of Washington who lived on Mount St. Helens and came to brief fame in the months preceding the 1980 eruption after stubbornly refusing to leave his home add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1896.

Countries: Washington (75%), United States (25%)

Education: undef.

Main connection: U.S. state

Linked to: United States Army, United States Geological Survey, Northern Pacific Railroad Company, Republican Party

 

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Harry Randall Truman was born in 1896 add something

 

"'Harry Randall Truman"' was a resident of the U.S. state of Washington who lived on Mount St. Helens and came to brief fame in the months preceding the 1980 eruption after stubbornly refusing to leave his home add something


1919

After the incident, Truman was honorably discharged on June 12, 1919, from military service add something


1926

He had lived in Riffe, Washington, until around 1926, when he became caretaker of the Mount St. Helens Lodge, located at the foot of Mount St. Helens beside Spirit Lake add something


1935

It is not clear when he married or separated from Hughes, but he married Bennett in 1935 and married Henrickson in 1947 add something


1980

The 1980 event was the deadliest and most destructive volcanic eruption in the history of the United States of America add something


Harry Randall Truman died in 1980 add something


1997

The 1997 film "Dante's Peak," which was loosely based on the eruption of Mount St. Helens, features a character called Ruth, an elderly woman who lives in a cabin on the mountain and is reluctant to leave, claiming "the mountain isn't going to hurt me add something


2002

More recently, singer-songwriter and family entertainer Billy Jonas included Truman's story in his song "Old St. Helen", recorded in 2002 add something


2007

He is the subject of the 2007 indie rock song "Harry Truman" written and recorded by Irish band Headgear add something