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

Tuesday, February 26, 1946
    [Public Papers: Statement by the President on the Agreement Reached at the Civil Aviation Conference in Bermuda]
10:00 am (Mr. George Kargere)
(To take some pictures for article which Collier's is
publishing on the President)
10:15 am Hon. W. Stuart Symington
10:30 am Hon. John Townsend
(Former Senator from Delaware, asked for the appointment)
10:45 am Major Clark Howell
(George Killion asked the President to see. Howell is
publisher of Atlanta Constitution)
11:00 am Mr. de Lesseps S. Morrison
(Mayor-elect of New Orleans - Paul Wooton, Washington
correspondent of Times-Picayune requested the appoint-
ment. Wooton says this paper feels it had quite a hand
in election of Morrison, and Wooton further stated he
felt Morrison was man "who is certain to play an
important part in public affairs in Louisiana)
11:15 am Mr. Albert S. Goss, Master, National Grange
(Mr. Goss's original wire to the President and the Presi-
dent's reply, saying he would talk to him, attached, as well
as later wire from Goss on appointment of a Secretary of Interior)
11:30 am Hon. R. G. Casey
(Retiring Governor of Bengal - the Australian Minister
requested this appointment as Casey to be in Washington
Feb. 22nd to 27th) Casey first Australian Minister to the
U.S., and since has been Minister of State in Middle East
and a member of British War Cabinet)
12:00 pm Mr. Earl Russell
(Cong. Cole of Missouri asked the President see Russell,
saying Russell served in the National Guard with the
President and is now here in Treasury Dept)
12:30 pm (Mr. Walter Reuther - off record)
(Arranged by Captain Clark Clifford and Mr. Matthew Connelly)
1:00 pm (Lunch at Capitol in Leslie Biffle's office)
3:30 pm The Secretary of State [James F. Byrnes]; The Attorney General [Tom C. Clark];
The Secretary of the Treasury [Fred M. Vinson].
(The President asked for this appointment to be made, after
talking to Secretary of the Treasury yesterday)
4:00 pm Press and Radio Conference [Public Papers]
4:30 pm (The Postmaster General [Robert E. Hannegan]; Mr. George Killion; Mr. Sam O'Neal)

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