Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

Daily Appointments
of Harry S. Truman

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This Presidential Appointments Calendar is based upon the records contained in the
Matthew J. Connelly Files

Thursday, May 26, 1949
    [Public Papers: Statement by the President Upon Receiving Final Report of the Hoover Commission]
9:45 am (Honorable John Townsend, former Senator from Delaware)
(To bring in his annual gift of strawberries from his
farm. Off-the-record)
10:00 am Mr. William Boyle
(Weekly appointment which he usually gets on Wednesday
afternoons but which had to be postponed.)
10:30 am The President received Members of the Commission on
Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government:
Honorable Herbert Hoover, Chairman
Honorable George D. Aiken
Honorable Clarence J. Brown
Honorable Arthur S. Flemming
Honorable John L. McClellan
Honorable Carter Manasco
Honorable George H. Mead
Honorable James K. Pollock
Honorable James Rowe, Jr.
Also; The Director, Bureau of the Budget
(This meeting suggested to the President sometime ago by
Secretary Acheson)
11:00 am Congressman Wayne L. Hays, Ohio
(Phoned Mr. Connelly yesterday to say that it was most
urgent that he see the President today, as something
had come up in his district that he must tell the
11:15 am Honorable Tom Holland, (former Judge)
(From Kansas City, getting out of the Army here and asked,
through Mr. Boyle to see the President before going home.
Has been on active duty with the Air Force)
11:30 am Honorable Frieda Hennock, Member, Federal Communications
(Asked Mr. Connelly to arrange)
11:45 am Mr. Robert Richman, of Institute of Contemporary Art
Mr. Frank Lloyd Wright (architect)
(Mr. Richman called Mr. Connelly to say that Mr. Wright
expected to be in Washington at this time and would deem
it a great honor if he could come in and pay his respects
to the President)
12:00 pm Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Taft Benson
12:15 pm Congressman Charles A. Eaton, N. J.
(Phoned Mr. Connelly on Tuesday to ask for this appointment)
12:30 pm The Acting Secretary of State, James E. Webb
(Usual Thursday appointment)
4:00 pm Press and Radio Conference [Public Papers]
(Dr. Daniel Poling will come to Press and stay afterwards
for talk with the President. He wrote the President that
he had just returned from 20-thousand mile journey to
our bases in Pacific and to Japan, and the President wrote
him back that he would be glad to have him come in next time
he was in Washington)
6:00 pm (Secretary of Labor [Maurice J. Tobin])
    On this date President received the final report of the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government (Hoover Commission). See Hoover and Truman: A Presidential Friendship: documents, photographs and more.

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