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, March 28, 1946
10:00 am Congressman Dudley G. Roe, Md.
(To talk to the President about the invitation which Dr.
Gilbert W. Mead, President of Washington College, Chestertown,
Md., extended on behalf of College, last autumn, for the
President to attend their commencement next June and receive
honorary degree. At that time Mr. Matthew Connelly suggested they
renew their invitation in the Spring. Congressman Roe called
first of week, and since then President Mead has written again,
as well as Governor Conor of Maryland, and Senator Tydings,
expressing hope that the President will accept. This College
established by charter 1782, making them first chartered
college in State, tenth in the country, and second below
Mason-Dixon line, William and Mary being their senior)
10:15 am (Hon. William O. Douglas, Assoc. Justice, U.S. Supreme Court)
(Arranged by Captain Clark Clifford, off record)
10:45 am Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Solins, of Welch, West Virginia
(Solins wrote the President in January explaining he would
come to Washington on honeymoon at this time. Senator
Kilgore also interested. Mr. Solins recalled that the lady
he was to marry had privilege of preparing dinner that was
served in the President's honor when he visited Welch, W.Va.
in Nov. 1941. She has, moreover, just returned as lst Lt.
of Marine Corps, after year in Pacific and brought back
ribbon citation. Senator Kilgore called yesterday to renew
the request that the President receive this honeymoon couple)
11:00 am Hon. Chester Bowles
(Called yesterday afternoon to ask for this)
12:00 pm Sen. Burton K. Wheeler, Mont; Mr. J. Burke Clements.
(The Senator asked to bring him in - he is endorsing Clements
for Commissionership on FCC)
12:15 pm Hon. Edward J. Flynn; Mr. Paul Fitzpatrick.
(Mr. Flynn phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly last week for this)
12:30 pm The Acting Secretary of State, Dean Acheson
(Usual Thursday appointment)
1:00 pm (Lunch)
3:25 pm Congressman James Morrison, La.
4:00 pm Press and Radio Conference [Public Papers]
4:30 pm The Secretary of the Treasury [Fred M. Vinson]

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