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


Wednesday, April 19, 1950
   
    [Public Papers: Letter to the Speaker on the Plight of Greek Children Abducted by Communist Guerrilla Forces]
    [Public Papers: Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill for the Aid of the Navajo and Hopi Indian Tribes]
10:00 am (Staff Meeting)
11:00 am The Secretary of Agriculture [Charles F. Brannan]
Speaker Sam Rayburn
Congressman John W. McCormack, Mass.
Congressman Harold J. Cooley, N. C.
Congressman Stephen, Ga.
(Congressman McCormack, after talking with Congressman Cooley,
suggested this conference to discuss agricultural policy.)
11:30 am Mr. Julius B. Gay, Potentate of Almas Temple
Mr. Herbert Friede, Chairman of Shrine Circus Management
Mr. David Herman
Mr. Howard P. Foley, Director of Circus
(Asked for this to present the President with passes
to the Ninth Annual Shrine Circus, produced by Almas Temple.)
11:45 am Senator Kenneth McKellar, Tennessee
Mr. H. C. McKellar
12:00 pm Honorable John E. Peurifoy, Deputy Under Secretary of State
Honorable H. Graham Morison, Assistant Attorney General
Honorable Philip M. Kaiser, Assistant Secretary of Labor
Honorale Eugene M. Zuckert, Assistant Secretary of the Air
Force
Honorable Archibald S. Alexander, Assistant Secretary of the
Army
(Honorable Donald Dawson)
(Arranged by Mr. Dawson. To discuss with the President the
work which is objective of this Committee, i.e., formulation
of plan by which there can be built up "catalogue" of people
available for Presidential appointment).
12:15 pm General J. Lawton Collins, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army
(One half hour, to report on trip to Middle East)
12:45 pm Miss Nancy Jo Nolan (aged 4 1/2 yrs.)
Mr. Omar B. Ketchum, National Legislative Director,
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Adams, Managers of National Home VFW
Dr. Georgia Leffingwell, Director of Buddy Poppy publicity
(This orphan child from V. F. W. National Home at Eaton
Rapids, Michigan, will present the President with the first
Buddy Poppy, opening national drive for 1950.)
1:00 pm (Lunch)
3:15 pm Honorable William M. Boyle
(Commander Arthur X. Elrod.)
3:45 pm Honorable Jonathan Daniels
(Requested appointment.)
4:00 pm Honorable Frederic, Lawton, Director, Bureau of the Budget
(Honorable Frank Pace)
(Mr. Lawton asked for this, stating he needed to see the
President for 15 minutes sometime before meeting tomorrow
of Security Council.)
4:30 pm (Dr. Forsyth, dentist)


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