• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

Bess Truman: Motherhood


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Harry and Bess Truman on the day of their wedding in 1919. Credit: Truman Library.

Harry Truman married Bess Wallace on 28 June 1919 in the Trinity Episcopal Church in Independence. The weather was so hot, the flowers in the church wilted. Harry S Truman National Historic Site, Missouri