• Harry S Truman National Historic Site

    Harry S Truman

    National Historic Site Missouri

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Ted Marks

Harry Truman and Ted Marks in uniform, 1919.
From left to right: Captain Ted Marks, Lieutenant Walter Slagle and Captain Harry S Truman in front of the Wallace home at 219 N. Delaware in Independence, Missouri. May 1919.
Harry S. Truman Library & Museum
Wallace-Truman wedding party, June 28, 1919.
Wallace-Truman wedding party in the yard of the Wallace (Truman) home in Independence, Missouri. Left to right: Helen Wallace, cousin of the bride; Harry S Truman; Bess Wallace Truman; Louise Wells, cousin of the bride. Back row: Ted Marks, friend of the groom; Frank Wallace, brother of the bride.
Harry S. Truman Library & Museum

Did You Know?

President Harry S. Truman inspects the honor guard at Hickam Field, Hawaii. Credit: Truman Library

About presidential decisions, Harry Truman said, “The country has never suffered seriously from the acts of a great president, but it has suffered by the inactions of a great many presidents.” Harry S Truman National Historic Site, Missouri