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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, June 12, 1947
    At 10.30 a.m., the President, accompanied by Admiral
William Leahy, Ambassador Atherton and members of the Royal
Canadian Mounted Police, took a twenty-minute walk
around the grounds of the American Embassy, returning
to the Embassy at 10.50 a.m. At 11.30 a.m., the
President, accompanied by Mrs. Truman, Miss Margaret
Truman, Ambassador and Mrs. Atherton, and Miss
Atherton departed the American Embassy and motored
forty-eight miles north of Ottawa to Papineau Manor
of the Seigniory Club, arriving at 1.00 p.m. Here
they attended a luncheon given in their honor by
Ambassador and Mrs. Ray Atherton, at which forty
other guests were present. At 3.15 p.m., the
President, accompanied by Prime Minister MacKenzie
King, Ambassador Atherton, and Secretary Charles Ross,
departed Papineau Manor and motored to the Golf
Club House where he met members of the American
and Canadian press. At this time, photographs
were taken. [Public Papers: The President's Special News Conference With Prime Minister Mackenzie King Near Ottawa]

The President departed the Club House
at 3.45 p.m. returning to Papineau Manor, where
he joined the other members of the party for the
return trip to the American Embassy in Ottawa,
arrivng there at 5.30 p.m. At 5.40 p.m., the
President presented to General Foulkes of the
Canadian Army the Legion of Merit medal. At
8.00 p.m., a dinner was given for the President
by the United States Ambassador at the Ambassador's
residence. Mrs. Truman and Miss Margaret Truman
also attended. At 11.00 p.m., the President,
accompanied by Mrs. Truman, Miss Margaret Truman,
and Admiral William Leahy, departed the American Embassy
and motored to Deep Cut Station, where they boarded
the Presidential train for the return trip to
Washington, D. C., departing Ottawa, Canada at
11.30 p.m.

Truman Photographs for June 12, 1947
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President Harry S. Truman at a special news conference at Monte-Bello, Ontario, Canada

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