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

Thursday, April 21, 1949
10:00 am (Honorable Robert Patterson)
10:15 am Mrs. Jeanie Willard, President, The National Fraternal
Congress of America
Mr. Foster Farrell, Secretary-Treasurer and Manager
(Mrs. Willard wrote the President asking if she might
come in and invite him personally to attend to 63rd
Annual Meeting of the National Fraternal Congress of
America, to be held in Washington, D. C., September 28th
and 29th, 1949.)
10:30 am Honorable M. E. Dodd, Head of Food and Agricultural
Organizations of UN
(Phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly to ask for this.)
10:45 am (Mrs. Julian Friant)
(Mrs. Walter Maloney)
(Mrs. John Steelman)
(Presented the President with a replica of Missouri Float -
requested by Mrs. Truman - off-the-record)
11:00 am Honorable E. D. Rivers, former Governor of Georgia
(Phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly on Monday to ask for this.)
11:15 am Honorable W. Cooper Green, Mayor of Birmingham, Ala.,
newly elected President of the United States Conference
of Mayors
(Mr. Betters wrote Mr. Matthew Connelly to ask if their newly elected
President, Mayor Green, could pay his respects
to the President at this time, as he expected to be in
Washington at this time. Wanted also to tell the
President that the cities are "holding the line" on a
nation-wide basis on Rent Control Act.)
11:30 am Honorable Warren Lee Pierson, Chairman of Board, Trans-
continental & Western Air, Inc.
Mr. Ralph S. Damon, President, TWA
(Mr. Pierson wrote to Mr. Matthew Connelly, recalling that Mr. Matthew Connelly
had sent him, Pierson, word that the President
would give him an appointment)
11:45 am Honorable George Luckey, Vice Chairman, Democratic State
Committee, California
(Also State Senator - told Mr. Matthew Connelly he would be in
Washington at this time and would like to see the
12:00 pm The President received the Member of the Associated
Church Press:
Dr. Reuben E. Alley
Miss Mary E. Anstadt
Mr. David D. Baker
Dr. Louis H. Benes
Dr. Desmond W. Bittinger
Rev. Wilfred Bockelman
Mrs. Elizabeth Bradley
Miss Bettie S. Brittingham
Dr. Aubrey N. Brown
Dr. Charles Ewing Brown
Dr. J. S. Brown
Dr. Benjamin P. Browne
Dr. Ernest R. Bryan
Dr. Emory Stevens Bucke
Dr. George W. Buckner
Mr. Donald C. Bolles
Dr. L. L. Carpenter
Dr. Lin D. Cartwright
Mr. Peter Day
Dr. Delmar L. Dyreson
Dr. Raymond L. Edie
Dr. Phillips P. Elliott
Dr. Harold E. Fey
Dr. A. L. Goodrich
Dr. John S. Groenfeldt
Rev. J. C. Gunst
Dr. Clarence W. Hall
Major Lillian E. Hansen
Dr. Stanley C. Harris
Dr. G. F. Hedstrand
Dr. Robert Lee House
Dr. W. A. Visser 't Hooft
Rev. Wallace Hamilton
Miss Elizabeth Jay Husted
Rev. John M. Jensen
Miss Edna Ruth Johnson
Dr. Alfred P. Klausler
Dr. Joe Willard Krecker
Mrs. Abram LeGrand
Dr. Martin T. Leuschner
Dr. William B. Lipphard
Mr. Henry L. McCorkley
Dr. Boyd M. McKeown
Mrs. E. D. McKune
Dr. John McNab
Dr. W. C. Mangle
Miss Margaret G. Macoskey
Miss Juliette Mather
Dr. Adolf F. Meyer
Miss Marjorie E. Moore
Dr. Clifford Morehouse
Rev. Elisha P. Murchison
Dr. Roy H. Murray
Mr. Louis Minsky
(The Member of the Associated Church Press were in Washington
for their 30th Annual Meeting, and asked to be received
by the President. In asking Mr. Charles Ross for this, their
President, William B. Lipphard, stated, "I need not assure
you that the President's program on Civil Rights and his
hopes for world peace have our hearty endorsement." Said they
would expect no formal statement from the President, but that he
might wish to talk informally and "off-the-record" concerning
such phases of American policy at home and abroad as would
be of particular interest to the church press.)
    [Public Papers: Remarks to Members of the Associated Church Press]
12:15 pm (Mr. Douglas Orr, President, American Institute of
Architects, New Haven, Conn.)
(At suggestion of Mr. Donald Dawson, Mr. Matthew Connelly wired Mr.
Orr asking if he would call on the President today,
12:30 pm (Mr. Edward Jacobson)
1:00 pm (Lunch)
4:00 pm Press and Radio Conference [Public Papers]
4:30 pm (Mr. Roy Roberts, of Kansas City Star)
(Duke Shoop asked Mr. Charles Ross if Mr. Roberts might see
the President while in Washington, stating that Mr.
Roberts had something he felt would be of
great interest to the President - come to Press
Conference and stay afterwards)
4:45 pm (Mr. Ralph Pittman)
(Mr. B. J. Pittman)
(Mr. Ralph Pittman phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly yesterday. Off-the-
5:00 pm (Mr. C. Arthur Anderson, of St. Louis Missouri)

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