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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, April 11, 1946
    [Public Papers: Statement by the President Announcing Revised Budget Estimates]
10:00 am Congressman James G. Fulton, Pa. (R)
(Asked for the appointment to discuss a surplus depot
in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County)
10:15 am Mr. William Lanier; Mr. Abner Larson.
(Democratic Nominees for U.S. Senate in N. Dak. - at
request of Mr. Sam O'Neal at Committee)
10:30 am Hon. John F. Fitzgerald, former Mayor of Boston; Mr. Roscie
Pryor; Mr. Frank Davis.
(To shake hands at request of Cong. John McCormack, Mass.)
10:45 am Mr. Jack Beal of TIME
(Going to China with Gen. George C. Marshall on a deal with the
Chinese Government, and TIME has given him year's leave
of absence. Wants to say "goodbye" and tell him about
the trip. Had expected to leave next Wednesday, but
General George C. Marshall has now asked him to be ready to leave
with him tomorrow night, Friday)
11:00 am Mr. Flavel Robertson
(Of Kansas City - wrote that he would be in Washington
at this time and asked to be given opportunity to see
the President)
11:15 am Lt. Gen. Edmund B. Gregory
(Arranged at suggestion General Harry Vaughan)
11:30 am The Secretary of State [James F. Byrnes]; Hon. George Messersmith,
Ambassador Designate to Argentina.
(In town briefly before going back to Mexico City to pack
up and leave for South America)
12:00 pm The President presented the Collier Congressional Awards to
Senator Arthur H. Vandenburg, Michigan; Cong. A.S. Monroney, Okla.
(These awards are of $10,000 each to the Senator and Represen-
tative who, in the judgment of a non-partisan committee of
citizens, has best served the country during the preceding
12 months. Object is to attract attention to the work of
Congress. Those invited to attend as follows: Mr. Owen D.
Young; Dr. Channing Tobias; Mrs. Arthur H. Vandenberg; Major
A.H. Vandenberg, Jr.; Mrs. A.S. Mike Monroney; Miss Leisch;
Miss Bailey; Mr. Michael Monroney; Mr. Thomas H. Beck; Mr. A.
E. Winger; Mr. William L. Chenery; Mr. Henry LaCossitt; Robert
Wilkinson; Mr. Herman Hettinger; Mr. Walter Davenport; Mr.
Richard Chaplin; Mr. Allen Foster; Mr. Robert DeVore; Mr.
Frank Gervasi; Mr. James Derieux; William Hillman; Lt. Commander
Dan Clark; Richard Young.
    [Public Papers: Remarks Upon Presenting the Collier's Congressional Awards to Senator Vandenberg and Representative Monroney]
12:30 pm Hon. Herschel V. Johnson, American Ambassador to Sweden
(Secretary James F. Byrnes asked Mr. Matthew Connelly to have the
Ambassador come in for five minutes)
12:35 pm The Secretary of State [James F. Byrnes]; General George C. Marshall.
(Secretary James F. Byrnes asked to bring Gen. George Marshall in
on his (The Secretary's) usual Thursday appointment)
1:00 pm (Lunch)
4:00 pm Press and Radio Conference [Public Papers]

Truman Photographs for April 11, 1946
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Bess Truman and Margaret Truman pose with the Independence, Missouri bridge club at the White House

The creation of this online resource was made possible in part by funding from the William T. Kemper Foundation - Commerce Bank, Trustee.