Joseph Short

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Joseph Short
Photograph of President Truman at his vacation residence in Key West, Florida with Press Secretary Joseph Short... - NARA - 200561.jpg
8th White House Press Secretary
In office
December 18, 1950 – September 18, 1952
President Harry S. Truman
Preceded by Stephen Early
Succeeded by Roger Tubby
Personal details
Born (1904-02-11)February 11, 1904
Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Died September 18, 1952(1952-09-18) (aged 48)
Washington, D.C., USA
Spouse(s) Beth Campbell (December 27, 1937-September 18, 1952)

Joseph Hudson Short, Jr. was White House Press Secretary from 1950 to 1952 and served under President Harry S. Truman. Previously, he had worked as Washington correspondent for various media.


Short is the 3rd from the right in back row: Truman's staff during the President's vacation (1951)

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Political offices
Preceded by
Stephen Early
White House Press Secretary
1950 – 1952
Succeeded by
Roger Tubby