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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

Tuesday, July 1, 1947
    [Public Papers: Letter to the President of the Senate and to the Speaker of the House Transmitting Bill Providing Benefits to Philippine Army Veterans]
    [Public Papers: Statement by the President on the Reduction in Appropriations for the Bureau of Internal Revenue]
10:00 am Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., Mass.
Congressman Clarence J. Brown, Ohio
(Senator Lodge phoned Mr. Connelly yesterday.
They discussed Committee to study the executive de-
partments of the government.)
10:30 am (Congressman Clarence Cannon, Mo.)
(Asked Mr. Connelly to arrange an "off-the-record"
appointment for him with the President)
10:40 am (Major General Butler B. Miltonberger)
11:00 am The President signed S. J. Res. 77, "Providing for
membership and participation by the United States
in the International Refugee Organization and
authorizing an appropriation therefor". The following
were present at the ceremony:
Honorable John H. Hilldring, Assistant Secretary of State
Mr. Goldthwaite Dorr, Office of the Secretary of State
(The State Department thought this ceremony would
help to get the organization off to a good start.
Senator Vandenberg had hoped to come but had to
attend meeting Committee on Foreign Relations which
will discuss Anglo-American Oil question - so
could not be away. Congressman Vorys had hoped to
attend but was unable to come. Congressman Vorys
is Chairman of the sub-committee in the House, and
did most of work in getting the Bill through.)
    [Public Papers: Statement by the President Upon Signing Resolution Authorizing Him To Accept Membership in the International Refugee Organization]
11:15 am The Presidnt signed H. J. Res. 193, "To grant
  authority for the erection of a permanent building
  for the American National Red Cross, District of
  Columbia Chapter, Washington, District of Columbia".
  The following were present for the ceremony:
  Mrs. Arthur H. Vandenberg)
  General U. S. Grant ) Members of Red Cross Bldg.
  Mrs. Davis Finley) Committee
  J. C. Folger, Chairman of D. C. Chapter of Red Cross
11:30 am Honorable Joseph C. Baldwin, Former Congressman from
New York
(Phoned Mr. Connelly from New York last week. Is
going abroad at the President's direction, for
Battle Monuments Commission, to look over sites
in London, Paris and Rome. He would like the
President's views before leaving Europe.)
11:45 am (The Attorney General [Tom C. Clark])
12:00 pm Brig General Benjamin O. Davis, The President's Special
Representative to the Liberian Centennial
(Requested this through the Division of Protocol)
12:45 pm Senator Pat McCarran, Nev.
Congressman Charles H. Russell, Nev.
Commander Lloyd Olsen, Disabled American Veterans
Vivian Corbley, National Adjutant, DAV
Mr. Jack Walsh
Mr. John Sullivan, National Legislative Director
Mr. William E. Tate, Natl. Director of Claims
(Senator McCarran requested this appointment for this
group to invite the President to attend the National
Convention of the DAV to be held in Nevada.)
1:00 pm (Lunch)
3:15 pm (The Postmaster General [Robert E. Hannegan])
3:45 pm (Mr. Paul Shields)
4:00 pm (General Wallace Graham)
(Dr. Jos. A. Zimmerman)
7:15 pm (Left the White House and went aboard the yacht of the
Secretary of the Navy [James Forrestal] for an informal.)

Truman Photographs for July 1, 1947
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President Truman signs International Refugee Organization resoultion

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