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Bess Truman (née Elizabeth Virginia Wallace) (February 13, 1885 – October 18, 1982), was the wife of Harry S. Truman and First Lady of the United States from 1945 to 1953. She had known her future husband since they attended the same school in Independence, Missouri. As First Lady, she did not enjoy big social events, and was relieved to quit Washington. Dying at 97, she remains the longest-lived First Lady. 33rd #President of the United States 35th #FirstLady #PresidentsOfUSA

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Bess Truman

Elizabeth Virginia "Bess" Truman, was the wife of Harry S. Truman and Former First Lady of the United States from 1945 to 1953. She had known her future husband since they were children attending the same school in Independence, Missouri. As First Lady, she did not enjoy the social and political scene in Washington as had her enormously popular predecessor. Lived: Feb 13, 1885 - Oct 18, 1982 (age 97). Spouse: Harry S. Truman (1919 - 1972). Children: Margaret Truman.

First Lady Harriet Lane Johnston's Inaugural Gown - Harriet Rebecca Lane Johnston (May 9, 1830 – July 3, 1903), niece of lifelong bachelor United States President James Buchanan, acted as First Lady of the United States from 1857 to 1861. She was one of the few women to hold the position of First Lady while not being married to the President. (from Wikipedia)

Martha Dandridge Custis Washington (1731-1802). Although the title was not coined until after her death, Martha Washington is considered to be the first First Lady of the United States. During her lifetime, she was known as "Lady Washington".