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President Roosevelt’s Funeral

April 14, 1945
Source: National Archives

On April 14, 1945, from left to right, James F. Byrnes, President Harry S. Truman, and Henry A. Wallace, attended the funeral of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Truman had been sworn in as President two days earlier. Byrnes served in the Roosevelt administration and then became secretary of state for Truman in 1945. Wallace had been Roosevelt's previous vice president and then served as Truman's secretary of commerce in 1945. 

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