US in WW2
What is Harry S Truman's middle name?
His parents chose "S" as his "middle name" in an attempt to honor both of Harry's grandfathers, Anderson Shipp Truman and Solomon Young. The initial did not actually stand for anything, a common practice among the Scots-Irish.
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What is Harry Trumans middle initial?
His grandfathers, Anderson Shipp Truman and Solomon Young, could not agree on what Harry's middle name should be, and so Harry was given only a middle initial of "S", which stood for Solomon or Shipp, depending on which side of the family one asked. http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Special:Contributions&target=ip:ID1155958138 Previous Answer: S. though his middle name is infact S see his parents where drunk one night and instead of calling him sherman like his dad wanted and sherry like his mom wanted.. they called him S. therefore its Harry S Truman