Bess Truman

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Birthday
13, 1885
Birthplace
Independence, MO
Death Date
Oct 18, 1982 (97)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
13, 1885
Birthplace
Independence, MO
Death Date
Oct 18, 1982 (97)

About

Wife of President Harry S. Truman who became the First Lady of the US in 1945 after the death of President Franklin Roosevelt. She is the longest living First Lady in US History, having spent 97 years on this earth.

Before Fame

She attended Miss Barstow's Finishing School for Girls after graduating from William Chrisman High School.

Trivia

While she was First Lady she did not live in Washington other than during the social season when her presence was expected.

Family Life

She met future husband and President Harry S. Truman in fifth grade and had one child, Margaret, by him.

Associated With

She was married to the thirty-third U.S. President, Harry S. Truman.