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, June 11, 1947
    At 7.30 a.m., the President, accompanied by Agent-in-
Charge Campion, departed Government House for a
walk in and around the Grounds, returning to the
House at 7.53 a.m. At 10.20 a.m., the President,
accompanied by the United States Ambassador, motored
from Government House to the United States Embassy,
100 Wellington Street, where members of the Embassy
Staff were presented to the President. All members
of the Presidential party attended this ceremony
with the exception of Mrs. Truman and Miss Margaret
Truman. At 11.24 a.m., the Prime Minister of
Canada joined the Presidential party at the American
Embassy, and the President and the Prime Minister
then walked to the Canadian Parliament Building,
where the President and his party were conducted to
the Office of the Speaker of the House of Commons.
Shortly before 11.45 a.m., the President was
escorted to the floor of the House of Commons,
where he addressed a joint session of the members
of the Senate and of the House of Commons. The First
Lady and Miss Margaret Truman joined the Presidential
party before the address.
[Audio: MP3]
[Public Papers:
Address Before the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa]
At 12.30 p.m., after the President had concluded
his speech, the Prime Minister and the President
drove to the National War Memorial, where
President Truman placed a wreath at the base of
the Memorial. Following this ceremony, the
President and the Prime Minister drove to the
Chateau Laurier Hotel, where a parlimentary
luncheon in honor of the President was given by
the Prime Minister at 1.15 p.m. on behalf of the
Government of Canada. The First Lady and Miss
Margaret Truman attended a luncheon at Government
House during this period. During the afternoon,
the President, Mrs. Truman, and Miss Margaret
Truman moved from Government House to the United
States Embassy. The President, Mrs. Truman,
Admiral William D. Leahy, and the American Ambassador
departed the American Embassy at 7.50 p.m., and
motored to the Laurier House to attend a dinner
given in their honor by the Prime Minister. At
10.50 p.m., the President and Mrs. Truman
departed Laurier House and returned to the
American Embassy, arriving at 11.05 p.m.

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