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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, September 12, 1950
    [Public Papers: Letter Accepting Resignation of Louis Johnson as Secretary of Defense]
9:00 am (Honorable John W. Snyder, Secretary of the Treasury) OFF THE RECORD
10:00 am Honorable Alben Barkley, the Vice President
Honorable Sam Rayburn, the Speaker
Senator Scott Lucas, Illinois
(Briefing by General J. Lawton Collins)
(Admiral Forrest P. Sherman)   OFF THE RECORD
(General Hoyt S. Vandenberg)
11:00 am (Staff Meeting)
11:15 am The President signed H.R. 9038, An Act "To authorize the President
to determine the form of the national budget and of departmental
estimates, to modernize and simplify governmental accounting and
auditing methods and procedures, and for other purposes." The
following guests were present:

Honorable John W. Snyder, Secretary of the Treasury
Mr. Edward F. Bartelt, Fiscal Assistant Secretary
Honorable Lindsay C. Warren, Comptroller General of the U.S.
Mr. Walter F. Frese, Chief of Accounting Systems Division
Mr. Frank Yates, Assistant Comptroller General
Mr. Frankl Weitzel, Assistant to the Comptroller General
Honorable Frederick J. Lawton, Director, Bureau of the Budget
Mr. Charles B. Stuaffacher, Executive Assistant Director
Senator John L. McClellan, Arkansas
Senator Karl E. Mundt, South Dakota
Mr. Walter I. Reynolds
Congressman William L. Dawson, Illinois
Congressman Robert F. Rich, Pennsylvania
Mr. Thomas A. Kennedy
    [Public Papers: Statement by the President Upon Signing the Budget and Accounting Procedures Act]
11:30 am Congressman Cleveland W. Bailey, West Virginia
Miss Gorma Mowry, President, National Education Association
11:45 am Honorable W. John Kenney, Mission Chief, United Kingdom, ECA
12:00 pm Honorable Robert Butler, American Ambassador to Cuba
12:15 pm Dr. Max Ascoli, Editor & Publisher, REPORTER Magazine
Mr. Douglas Cater, Washington Bureau Chief
(Appointment arranged by Mr. Charles Ross)
12:30 pm Honorable Louis Johnson, the Secretary of Defense
(Usual Thursday appointment)
Honorable Thomas K. Finletter, Secretary of the Air Force
1:00 pm (Lunch)
3:15 pm Commander Charles C. Ralls, Veterans of Foreign Wars
Mr. Omar Ketchum
(Newly elected, to pay respects)
3:30 pm (Admiral Sidney Souers)
(Honorable James W. Lay) OFF THE RECORD
(Admiral Robert L. Dennison)
4:00 pm Cabinet Meeting [minutes]
(Honorable James Webb for State; all others present)
4:30 pm (Honorable Louis Johnson, the Secretary of Defense) OFF THE RECORD
5:00 pm (Honorable John W. Snyder, the Secretary of the Treasury) OFF THE RECORD

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British Hospital Ship during Korean War

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