• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

Family Members - Gates

George and Stella Earnshaw

George and Stella Earnshaw

Earnshaw, Stella E. and George B.
Interviewed July 22, 1991

Stella Earnshaw worked for Dr. Charles Allen and as a nurse occasionally aided Bess W. and Margaret Truman. Mrs. Earnshaw, a native of Platte City, Missouri, provides information about the Gates and Wells families located in that area.

Interview (pdf - 137KB)
Appendix (pdf - 2.35MB)


Did You Know?

Captain Truman and others. Credit: Truman Library

Harry Truman was elected first lieutenant of his National Guard unit. The election of officers was common in the Civil War and lasted until the federalizing of National Guard units in 1917.