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, April 17, 1946
   
Executive Orders:  [9713 CREATING AN EMERGENCY BOARD TO INVESTIGATE A DISPUTE BETWEEN THE CHICAGO, ROCK ISLAND & PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY AND CERTAIN OF ITS EMPLOYEES]
10:00 am Senator George D. Aiken, Vermont
(Says it is a "purely social matter", and that he wishes
to give the President something)
10:15 am (Dr. Ted Williams, Pres. Medical Assn'n. of Kansas City) (Colonel
Wallace Graham)
(Col. Graham asked to bring in Dr.Williams off record)
10:30 am Press and Radio Conference [Public Papers]
11:00 am Mr. Harry Schaack, Pres.Board of Trade, Chicago; Mr. Robert
Woodworth, Cargill & Co., Minneapolis, Chairman Natl. Grain
Trade Council; Mr. Frank Theis, Simonds Shields, Theis Grain Co.,
Kansas City.
(This requested by former Senator Sam Jackson. Said in wire
to Mr. Connelly, "Have every confidence cause represented
by these men will receive full consideration. This seems
only relief to deplorable conditions in quick lift to volume
needed wheat and rehabilitation legitimate markets in grain.")
11:15 am Hon. Henry F. Grady; Mr. Walter Mallory; Mr. William Waymack;
Mr. James G. Rogers; Mr. Herman Wells; Mr. Lou Henderson)
(Mr. Grady just returned following completion of his duties
as American member of Allied Commission to Observe Greek
Elections, and would like to make oral report and bid the
President goodbye. Asked to bring these other members of
his mission, all of whom enjoy personal rank of Minister.
Mr. Grady holds rank of Ambassador)
11:30 am Mr. Edgar Ansel Mowrer
(Says he promised number of Americans in Germany that as soon
as he returned would try to see the President and present
their common viewpoint on what they feel could easily
become disastrous situation there.)
11:45 am Mr. C. Don Field, of Los Angeles.
(At request of Mr. Frank Land. Field is one of Shrine leaders
in Southern California, also member Calif. State Senate.
Anxious to say "hello" to the President, purely social,
according to Mr. Land)
12:00 pm Hon. Richard C. Patterson, Jr., Amer. Ambassador to Yugoslavia
(In U.S. for consultation and leave, and desires to call
upon the President before departing for his post)
12:15 pm (Mr. and Mrs. Ervin R. Roach of Baltimore)
(To pay respects, old friends. Soon leaving for Hawaii, where
they both hope to find positions)

Truman Photographs for April 17, 1946
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The creation of this online resource was made possible in part by funding from the William T. Kemper Foundation - Commerce Bank, Trustee.