Henry A. Wallace

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Henry A. Wallace
33rd Vice President of the United States
In office
January 20, 1941 – January 20, 1945
President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Preceded by John Nance Garner
Succeeded by Harry S. Truman
11th United States Secretary of Agriculture
In office
March 4, 1933 – September 4, 1940
President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Preceded by Arthur M. Hyde
Succeeded by Claude R. Wickard
10th United States Secretary of Commerce
In office
March 2, 1945 – September 20, 1946
President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman
Preceded by Jesse Holman Jones
Succeeded by W. Averell Harriman
In office
November 2, 1948 – November 4, 1952
Personal details
Born October 7, 1888(1888-10-07)
Orient, Iowa
Died November 18, 1965(1965-11-18) (aged 77)
Danbury, Connecticut
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Ilo Browne
Alma mater Iowa State University
Religion Episcopalian
Progressive candidate for
President of the United States
Election date
November 2, 1948
Running mate Glen H. Taylor
Opponent(s) Harry S. Truman (D)
Thomas E. Dewey (R)
Strom Thurmond (Dixiecrat)
Incumbent Harry S. Truman (D)
Personal details
Political party Progressive

Henry Agard Wallace (October 7, 1888 – November 18, 1965) was the 33rd Vice President of the United States (1941–45). He was also the eleventh Secretary of Agriculture (1933–40). In addition, he was the tenth Secretary of Commerce (1945–46).

Preceded by
Arthur M. Hyde
United States Secretary of Agriculture
Served under: Franklin D. Roosevelt

March 4, 1933–September 4, 1940
Succeeded by
Claude R. Wickard
Preceded by
John Nance Garner
Vice President of the United States
Served under: Franklin D. Roosevelt

January 20, 1941–January 20, 1945
Succeeded by
Harry S. Truman
Preceded by
Jesse Holman Jones
United States Secretary of Commerce
Served under: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman

March 2, 1945–September 20, 1946
Succeeded by
W. Averell Harriman
Party political offices


Preceded by
John Nance Garner
Democratic Party Vice Presidential nominee
1940 (won)
Succeeded by
Harry S. Truman
Preceded by
N/A
Progressive Party Presidential nominee
1948 (4th)
Succeeded by
Vincent Hallinan
Preceded by
Franklin D. Roosevelt
American Labor Party Presidential nominee
1948 (4th)
Succeeded by
Vincent Hallinan