• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri


oral history project
This ongoing project was initiated with the founding of Harry S Truman NHS. Interviews are conducted with people close to Harry and Bess Truman to gain a better understanding of their life in Independence and Grandview. More...
Margaret Truman, ca. 1947

Harry S Truman NHS Remembers
Margaret Truman Daniel
February 17, 1924 - January 29, 2008

Did You Know?

Harry Truman's grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel as infant. Credit: Truman Library

Harry Truman’s first nephew was born in 1913, and became the center of family attention. Always the practical one, Harry wrote to Bess, “I never could rave over the beauty of babies because to my notion they all look alike, unless there’s something radically wrong with them.”