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


Wednesday, March 13, 1946
   
    [Public Papers: Letter to Edwin W. Pauley Consenting to the Withdrawal of His Nomination]
10:00 am Senator Albert W. Hawkes, N.J. (R.)
(To discuss case of a young aviator killed in combat,
named McGuire. The Senator thinks is the number two
American avaitor. Has been voted the Congressional
Medal of Honor, and Senator Hawkes wants to talk to the
President about possibility of having presentation made
to the widow, posthumously, in White House by the Presi-
dent. Mr. Matthew Connelly explained carefully to the Senator
the President's definite policy of not presenting
posthumous medals of honor, but the Senator wants to
talk to the President about it, anyhow, as the Senator
says this is exceptional case)
10:15 am Cong. George Outland, Calif.; Cong. Wright Patman, Texas;
Cong. Walter K. Granger, Utah; Congr. Andrew J. Biemiller, Wis.;
Cong. Chet Holifield, Calif.
(Cong. Outland requested the appointment, stating that it
was wish of the co-sponsors of Full Employment Bill to
have Committee of five mention to the President their
thoughts on Commissionerships)
11:00 am Hon. Oscar L. Chapman, Acting Secretary of the Interior;
Dr. Ira N. Gabrielson, retiring (Apr. 1st) Director of Fish
and Wild Life Service
(Mr. Oscar Chapman asked if he might bring Dr. Gabrielson in)
11:30 am Hon. Watson B. Miller, Administrator FSA; Dr. Thomas Parran,
Surgeon General, U.S. Public Health Service
(Dr. Parran leaving for Paris on Mar. 15th, and Mr. Miller
asked if they could come in to discuss the trip, health
program and the UNO)
12:00 pm Hon. Raphael O'Hara Lanier, newly appointed American Minister
to Liberia
(Will soon depart for his post and requested, through Protocol,
appointment with the President before leaving)
1:00 pm (Lunch)
3:30 pm Sen. James M. Mead, N.Y.; Sen. Jas. M. Tunnell, Del.; The
Secretary of State [James F. Byrnes]; Hon. John Snyder.
7:00 pm (Leave for stag buffet supper at home P.M.G. Hannegan)


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