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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, May 15, 1951
    [Public Papers: Veto of Bill Relating to Land Acquisition and Disposal Actions by the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Federal Civil Defense Administration]
    [Public Papers: Statement by the President Upon Signing Bill To Facilitate the Financing of Defense Contracts]
10:00 am The President met briefly in the Cabinet Room with the Members of
the National Advisory Board on Mobilization Policy:
Ray B. Wiser, California
David W. Brooks, Georgia
James G. Patton, Colorado
Herschel D. Newsom, Indiana
Marion B. Folsom, New York
Otto A. Seyfert, Michigan
Claude A. Putnam, New Hampshire
Samuel Abbot Smith, Massachusetts
John Lord O'Brian, District of Columbia
George Houk Mead, Ohio
William H. Davis, New York
Paul A. Porter, Kentucky
Walter P. Reuther, Michigan
Philip Murray, Pennsylvania
George Meany, New York
William Green, District of Columbia
10:30 am (Staff)
11:30 am (Mr. and Mrs. Michael Fanning)
(Mr. and Mrs. Bergin)
(Mr. and Mrs. Eaton)
11:45 am Congressman Phil J. Welch, Missouri
(Called Mr. Matthew Connelly last week and asked for appointment)
12:00 pm Honorable Francis P. Corrigan, Advisor to the United States Mission
to the United Nations
(Called Mr. Matthew Connelly last week and asked for appointment)
12:15 pm Honorable Claude L. Draper, Federal Power Commission
(Mr. Matthew Connelly called Commissioner Draper last week, at suggestion
of Mr. Donald Dawson, and asked him to come in and see the President)
12:30 pm Honorable Anna Rosenberg, Assistant Secretary of Defense
(This is usual time set aside for Secretary of Defense but as
he was out of town, and as there were certain manpower problems
about which he wished the President to know, Mrs. Rosenberg was
asked to come in on this half-hour period)
1:00 pm (LUNCH)
3:15 pm (Honorable Dan A. Kimball, Under Secretary of the Navy) OFF THE RECORD
(Called Mr. Matthew Connelly yesterday and asked for this)
3:30 pm Honorable Oscar Chapman, the Secretary of the Interior
Major J. R. Parten
(Postponed from yesterday at Mr. Oscar Chapman's request, as he had
to appear at Capitol; Attorney General [J. Howard McGrath] out of town and
was unable to join them. To discuss matter of Government Chairman
of Industry Council set-up) ONE-HALF HOUR
4:00 pm Honorable John W. Snyder, Secretary of the Treasury
4:15 pm Honorable Dechard A. Hulcy, President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
(Dr. John R. Steelman also attended OFF THE RECORD)
4:30 pm (The President dropped in on meeting of the National Advisory Board
on Mobilization Policy in the Cabinet Room) OFF THE RECORD
4:50 pm (Mr. Vivian Truman)
(Mr. George Bremer, of D.C.)
5:10 pm (Mr. Fred Wilson) OFF THE RECORD

Truman Photographs for May 15, 1951
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Featured Photograph

Redd Harper with Two Musicians in the Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS) Recording Studio

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