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Margaret Truman Daniel Dies At 83
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TitleMargaret Truman Daniel Dies At 83
AbstractMargaret Truman Daniel, the daughter of Harry and Bess Truman, died January 29, 2008, in Chicago, Illinois, of complications from an infection. She was born Mary Margaret Truman on Feb. 17, 1924, in Independence, Missouri, being the Truman's only child. Margaret had been a singer as well as an author who wrote several mystery novels set in Washington, D.C. Clifton Daniel became her husband in 1956 and they had four sons. Mr. Daniel and one son, William Wallace Daniel, preceded her in death in 2000. Article includes her picture.
Notes"The ashes of Margaret Truman Daniel will be interred Feb. 23 near the graves of her parents in the Truman Museum courtyard in Independence. A vault containing the urns of her ashes, as well as those of her husband, E. Clifton Daniel, will be placed in the earth immediately after an 11 a.m. public memorial ceremony." - Kansas City Star, Feb. 6, 2008, B1:1.

According to an article in the Kansas City Star, February 23, 2008, B1:1, a private service in Independence at a different location than the Truman Library will precede the service at the library. Also the article on B3:1, portions of an interview with Margaret's son Clifton Truman Daniel, reveal that she had been diagnosed with cancer in her colon, pancreas, liver and lungs before her death.
AuthorBrian Burnes
DateJanuary 30, 2008
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationVertical File: Truman, Harry S.
See Also"At Rest in Her Roots" by Gene Meyer; Kansas City Star, Feb. 24, 2008, B1-2.
Local SubjectTruman, Harry S.
Truman, Bess W.
Truman, Margaret
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID217900
CONTENTdm number37568
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