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 5, 1949
10:00 am (The Attorney General [Tom C. Clark])
(Off the record)
10:30 am Mr. Floyd Odlum
(Arranged through Ambassador James Bruce)
10:45 am Honorable Edward J. Flynn and son, James
(Asked Mr. Connelly for this)
11:00 am Honorable Melvin Thompson, former Governor of Georgia
(Called Mr. Connelly last week from Atlanta; said he
wanted to talk to the President about Judgeship in
Middle District of Georgia)
11:15 am Congressman Andrew J. Biemiller, Wis.
Congressman Clement J. Zablocki, Wis.
(Congressman Biemiller phoned Mr. Connelly last
week to ask if they might come in and discuss
vacancy on Federal Bench)
11:30 am Senator Claude Pepper, Florida
Senator Elbert D. Thomas, Utah
Senator James E. Murray, Montana
Senator Matthew M. Neely, W. Va.
Senator Hubert H. Humphrey, Minn.
Congressman John Lesinski, Michigan
Congressman J. Percy Priest, Tenn.
Congressman John D. Dingell, Michigan
Honorable J. Donald Kingsley, Assistant Federal Security
(Senator Pepper asked Mr. Connelly to arrange this
in order that they might disucss with the President
health legislation. Charles Murphy suggested that
we have Mr. Kingsley present at the discussion)
11:45 am Congressman Wayne L. Hays, Ohio
(Phoned Mr. Connelly last week to ask for this)
12:00 pm Senor Jaime Torres Bodet, Director General of UNESCO
and former Foreign Minister of Mexico
Hon. George V. Allen, Assistant Secretary of State
(Senor Bodet in U. S. for Second National Conference
of United States National Commission for UNESCO,
to be held at Cleveland, March 31-April 2)
12:15 pm Mr. Philip Murray, CIO
12:30 pm (Mr. John A. Kennedy, Editor and Publisher, San
Diego Journal)
(Mr. Stoddard Johnson, Mr. Kennedy's nephew)
(Wrote Mr. Connelly to ask for this - off-the-record)
12:45 pm Honorable A. G. Stanley, Chairman, U. S. Section,
International Joint Commission
Honorable Roger B. McWhorter, Member
Honorable Eugene W. Weber, Member
Honorable Jesse B. Ellis, Secretary
Honorable J. Allison Glen, Member of Canadian Section,
International Joint Commission
Honorable George Spence, Member of Canadian Section
Miss E. M. Sutherland, Secretary
(Jesse Ellis, Secretary of U. S. Section, wrote to
Mr. Connelly advising that the Commission would
meet in Washington April 4th, 5th, and 6th, and
hoped they might call on the President at this time.
The Canadian members had expressed a particular
wish to meet the President. Mr. Ellis stated
that among other things which the Commission will
be considering at this meeting, are references
from the two Governments upon the investigation
of the Columbia River Basin, including the storage
on Arrow Lakes in British Columbia, which Columbia
Basin Commission has recently requested, and the
Passamaquoddy Tidal Power Project)
12:55 pm (Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Shaugnessy and daughter)
1:00 pm (Lunch)
3:15 pm (Honorable Wayne Coy)
(Called Mr. Connelly week ago to ask for this,
3:30 pm Honorable Frank Pace, Director, Bureau of the Budget
(one-half hour)
4:00 pm (Secretary of the Treasury [John W. Snyder])

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