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David Willock Wallace
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Birth: Jun. 15, 1860
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 1903
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

He held several public offices, including Jackson County Treasurer, and was Deputy Surveyor in the Kansas City office of the United States Bureau of Customs at the time of his death in 1903 (suicide by gunshot). Married to Margaret Gates, together they had a daughter named Elizabeth Virginia Wallace, that most people know as Bess Truman, wife of Harry S. Truman, 33rd President of the United States. Although his wife Margaret is buried in this same cemetery, she is buried in the Gates family plot along with her parents, and David Wallace is buried in the Wallace family plot. The two are at opposite ends of different sections of the cemetery. 
Family links: 
  Benjamin Franklin Wallace (1817 - 1877)
  Virginia Willock Wallace (1824 - 1908)
  Margaret Elizabeth Gates Wallace (1862 - 1952)*
  Bess Truman (1885 - 1982)*
  Frank Gates Wallace (1887 - 1960)*
  George Porterfield Wallace (1892 - 1963)*
  David Frederick Wallace (1900 - 1957)*
  Mary Albina Wallace (1848 - 1854)*
  David Willock Wallace (1860 - 1903)
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Suicide by gunshot
Woodlawn Cemetery
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Bill Walker
Record added: Sep 20, 2002
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Bro & R:. E:. Sir Knight David ----May you Rest In Peace....and thank you for having a daughter wise-enough to marry a future President of the United States: M.W.Bro. (and fellow Sir Knight) Harry S Truman.*********************03 Sept 2017****************...(Read more)
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- Linda Dukes
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- L Hamilton
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