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Document Details


Title: Edward D. McKim
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Series: Item 1 of Series Edward D. McKim
Description: Served under Capt. Harry S. Truman, Battery D, 129th Field Artillery Regiment, 1917-19, and, subsequently in the U.S. Army Reserve Corps with Mr. Truman. Chief Administrative Assistant to the President (1945) and Administrative Assistant to the Federal Loan Administrator (1945); member of the Board of Directors of the Panama Canal Company, 1950-53; and close personal friend of Mr. Truman since World War I.
Extent: 177 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/mckimed1.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1964 (Year of interview)
Speaker: McKim, Edward D., 1895-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 20-Oct-1895
Speaker place of birth: Evansville, IN; Indiana; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Age at speaking: 69
Document location: Phoenix, AZ
Document date: 17-Feb-1964
Interviewer: Fuchs, J. R.
People discussed: Harry S. Truman; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Historical events discussed: Cold War, 1945-1989; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: District of Columbia; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Cold War, 1945-1989; District of Columbia; Harry S. Truman; North America; Oral history; Political campaigns--United States; Political parties; Presidents--Term of office--United States; Presidents--United States; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; United States; United States--Politics and government; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: European Recovery Program; Marshall Plan; Truman administration
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0032150-35363