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Henry A. Wallace

Former Vice President of the United States

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).

Henry A. Wallace
Black-and-white image of the head and shoulders of man about fifty with upswept hair, wearing a gray suit and a dark tie
33rd Vice President of the United States
In office
January 20, 1941 – January 20, 1945
PresidentFranklin D. Roosevelt
Preceded byJohn Nance Garner
Succeeded byHarry S. Truman
10th United States Secretary of Commerce
In office
March 2, 1945 – September 20, 1946
PresidentFranklin D. Roosevelt
Harry S. Truman
Preceded byJesse H. Jones
Succeeded byW. Averell Harriman
11th United States Secretary of Agriculture
In office
March 4, 1933 – September 4, 1940
PresidentFranklin D. Roosevelt
Preceded byArthur M. Hyde
Succeeded byClaude R. Wickard
Personal details
Born
Henry Agard Wallace

(1888-10-07)October 7, 1888
Orient, Iowa, U.S.
DiedNovember 18, 1965(1965-11-18) (aged 77)
Danbury, Connecticut, U.S.
Political partyRepublican (Before 1936)
Democratic (1936–1947)
Progressive (1947–1950)
Spouse(s)
Ilo Browne (m. 1914)
Children3
RelativesHenry Cantwell Wallace (Father)
EducationIowa State University (BS)
SignatureCursive signature in ink
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