Bess Truman Birthplace
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Woobie491
N 39° 05.114 W 094° 24.994
15S E 377482 N 4327190
A Historic Landmark in the City of Independence.
Waymark Code: WMEEQR
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 05/18/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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The marker reads as follows

Elizabeth Virginia (Bess) Wallace, grand-
daughter of Independence miller George
Porterfield Gates and daughter of Margaret
(Madge) Gates Wallace and David W. Wallace, was
born at this residence on February 13, 1885.
Bess Wallace married Harry S Truman on
June 28, 1919. Mrs. Truman became the first
Lady of the United States upon her
husband's succession to the Presidency
on April 12, 1945.
Mrs. Truman died at her home, more familiarly
known as the "Summer White House,"at 219
North Delaware Street on October 18, 1982.
History of Mark:
Funded by the Heritage Commission, City of Independence, Missouri, 1984

Additional point: N 39° 05.118 W 094° 24.999

Web link: Not listed

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