Due to the Santa-Cali-Gon Days Festival (Aug. 29 - Sept. 1) in downtown Independence, parking will be limited around the park visitor center and surrounding neighborhoods. Please plan accordingly. The Truman Home will be open for tours.
Oral Histories: A
Anderson, Dr. Gerald
Dr. Anderson was Mary Jane Truman's personal physician. He examined her at the Truman home when she could no longer climb the stairs to his office in Independence. He was socially acquainted with Harry and Bess Truman through the fraternal organizations to which they both belonged.
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Did You Know?
Through Mr. Truman’s early letters, we can tell that most of the beliefs, philosophies, and values he expressed as a politician were already in place long before he dreamed of a life as a public servant.