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of Harry S. Truman

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This Presidential Appointments Calendar is based upon the records contained in the
Matthew J. Connelly Files

Friday, April 29, 1949
9:45 am Senator Kenneth McKellar, Tenn.
Senator Carl Hayden, Arizona
(Senator McKellar asked Mr. Matthew Connelly to arrange this.)
10:00 am Cabinet [Meeting] [minutes]
(All present except the Secretary of Commerce. Mr. W. Averell Harriman
was also present.)
11:00 am The Secretary of Agriculture [Charles F. Brannan]
(Asked Mr. Matthew Connelly to arrange)
11:10 am (The Secretary of Defense [Louis Johnson])
(The Secretary of the Treasury [John W. Snyder])
11:14 am (Honorable James Finnegan)
11:17 am (Honorable Ernest Gruening, Governor of Alaska)
(Phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly for this appointment)
11:30 am Senator J. Howard McGrath, R. I.
Senator John C. Stennis, Miss.
(Senator J. Howard McGrath asked for this, stating he would accompany
11:45 am Honorable Frank A. Waring, Chairman, Philippine War
Damage Commission
(Phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly to ask for this appointment)
12:00 pm Congressman John E. Lyle, Jr., Texas
(Asked Mr. Matthew Connelly to arrange this. Wished to discuss
gas legislation.)
12:15 pm Mr. Harland Bartholomew, of St. Louis
(Wrote to the President April 14th, asking if the President
would have time to discuss matters pertaining to the
City Plan of Washington, as Bartholomew expected to be here
at this time.)
12:45 pm The President received the Editors of the Railway Labor
Monthly Journals:
Miss Marie Downey, the Electrical Workers' Journal
J. R. Garber and Mrs. Garber, The Train Dispatcher
R. C. Howard, The Signalman's Journal
D. B. Huggins and Mrs. Huggins, Railway Carmen's Journal
Edward Keating and Mrs. Keating, Editor of Labor
Irvin S. Lippe, Trainman News
Tom McCoy and Mrs. McCoy, The Machinist Weekly
Wm. P. Neville and daughter, Edna, Secy-Treasurer of Labor
E. J. Ploncke and Mrs. Ploncke, Brotherhood of Maintenance
of Way Employees Journal
John R. T. Rives, The Railway Conductor
Ray Scott and Mrs. Scott, Brotherhood of Locomotive
Fireman and Enginemen's Journal
Paul M. Smith, Locomotive Engineers Journal
L. O. Thomas and Mrs. Thomas, Machinists Monthly Journal
L. M. Wicklein, Sheet Metal Workers' Journal
Phil E. Ziegler, Railway Clerk
(These Editors are meeting in Washington and asked to be
received. In railroad industry there are 22 or 23
unions. Each union has monthly magazine. In asking
for this Mr. Edward Keating, Manager of "Labor" stated
"There is not a Wednesday morning Democrat among them.")
12:50 pm (Mr. and Mrs. Hargrave of Kansas City, Missouri)
(General Harry Vaughan)
1:00 pm (Lunch)
3:30 pm (Mr. Russ Stewart)
(Wrote us he would come through on way home to Chicago
from attending Publishers Association Convention in
New York.)
3:50 pm (Mr. Joseph Keenan of A. F. of L.)
4:00 pm (Secretary of the Treasury [John W. Snyder])
6:25 pm (Leave for Party to be given by the White House Aides at
the Anderson House.)

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