Bess Truman

Bess Truman

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Elizabeth Virginia Wallace Truman, widely known as Bess Truman, was the wife of Harry S. Truman and First Lady of the United States from 1945 to 1953. Elizabeth Virginia Wallace was born to David Willock Wallace and his wife the former Margaret Elizabeth Gates in Independence, Missouri, and was known as Bessie during her childhood. She was the eldest of four; three brothers: Frank Gates Wallace, George Porterfield Wallace, David Frederick Wallace. Harry Truman, whose family moved to town in 1890, always kept his first impression of when he saw her at Sunday school: "Golden curls" and "the most beautiful blue eyes." A relative said, "there never was but one girl in the world" for him. They attended the same schools from fifth grade through high schoolshow more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613491326X
  • 9786134913263