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

Tuesday, April 12, 1949
    [Public Papers: Special Message to the Senate Transmitting the North Atlantic Treaty]
8:30 am (Mr. Ernest Durig - sculptor)
10:00 am (Mr. Neal Helm)
10:30 am Senator Walter F. George, Ga.
Senator Richard D. Russell, Ga.
(Senator George asked Mr. Matthew Connelly to arrange this)
10:45 am Hon. J. A. Smoot, Postmaster of Salt Lake City, Utah
(In the city for week - met the President on several
occasions in Salt Lake City, and hoped he might pay
11:00 am Congressman John F. Kennedy, Mass.
Congressman Foster Furcolo, Mass.
Congressman Philip J. Philbin, Mass.
Congressman Harold D. Donohue, Mass.
(Congresman Kennedy asked Mr. Matthew Connelly to arrange - to
discuss patronage situation)
11:15 am His Eminence, Cardinal Francis Spellman
Senator J. Howard McGrath, R. I.
(Senator J. Howard McGrath asked Mr. Matthew Connelly to arrange)
11:30 am Honorable Burton K. Wheeler
(Phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly last week to ask for this)
11:45 am The Secretary of the Treasury [John W. Snyder]
12:00 pm Honorable Rudolf E. Schoenfeld, American Minister to Rumania
(Wished to pay respects and to say good-bye before leaving
for his post at Bucharest)
12:05 pm (Admiral Sidney Souers)
(Dr. Philip Jessup)
12:15 pm Mr. Bruce Campbell, of the Elks Foundation
Mr. James Nicholson
Honorable James Barnes
(Mr. Barnes asked Mr. Matthew Connelly to arrange. To tell the
President about essay contest which Elks are conducting
all over country on subject "Why Democracy Works". Awards
to be made in June, when they hope they may bring winner in
to meet the President.)
12:30 pm Honorable Louis Johnson
(Usual Tuesday appointment)
1:00 pm The President attended buffet luncheon in District Committee
Room, which was attended by all Senators, Democratic and
2:10 pm [Public Papers: Remarks on the Floor of the Senate on the Fourth Anniversary of the Death of President Roosevelt]
3:30 pm Honorable Frank Pace, Director, Bureau of the Budget
(One-half hour)
5:20 pm (The President left for the Capitol where he called on
Speaker Sam Rayburn, off-the-record.)

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