Family Members - Gates
Earnshaw, Stella E. and George B.
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.
Did You Know?
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.