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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

Wednesday, May 16, 1951
7:50 am (The President left for the Capitol to attend a breakfast given
by Congressman A.S.J. Carnahan of Missouri for the Democratic
members of the Missouri Delegation at 8:00 a.m. in the Speaker's
Dining Room.)
10:00 am (Staff)
11:00 am Congressman Charles E. Bennett, Florida
(Called Mr. Connelly last week and asked for this)
11:15 am Senator and Mrs. Edward Keating, of Missouri
(State Senator; arranged thru Mr. Boyle)
11:30 am (Mr. Paul Nachtman) OFF THE RECORD
(Came to see Mr. Connelly and saw the President OFF RECORD)
11:45 am Congressman Arthur G. Klein, New York
(Called Mr. Connelly last week to ask if might stop by and pay
respects, as has not seen the President for about four years)
12:00 pm Honorable George R. Merrell, American Ambassador to Afghanistan
(In Washington and asked, thru Protocol, to pay respects
before going out to new post)
12:15 pm Honorable Dr. K. T. Jutila, the Minister of Finland
(Returning to Finland and asked through Protocol to see the
President prior to departure. Presented two books to the
12:30 pm Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Day
Mr. and Mrs. John V. Ellison
(Mrs. Ellison wrote the President that her father, Mr. Day,
would be in Washington; that her father had known the
President when he occupied the farm next to the Truman
farm at Grandview.)
12:45 pm Honorable J. Monroe Johnson, Interstate Commerce Commission
(Called Mr. Connelly last week and asked for this)
1:00 pm (LUNCH)
3:30 pm (National Security Council) OFF THE RECORD
(The President sat in on meeting in the Cabinet Room)
4:15 pm (Mr. Vivian Truman)
(Mr. Mike Flynn)
4:30 pm (Speech Conference) OFF THE RECORD
The following were present:
Senator Lyndon Johnson, Texas
Senator Lister Hill, Alabama
Senator Joseph C. O'Mahoney, Wyoming
Senator Mike Monroney, Oklahoma
Senator Blair Moody, Michigan
Congressman Percy Priest, Tennessee
Congressman Mike Mansfield, Montana
Congressman Sidney Yates, Illinois
Congressman William L. Dawson, Illinois
Congressman John F. Shelley, California
Congressman Richard Bolling, Missouri
Mr. David Stowe, White House
Mr. John Carroll, White House

Truman Photographs for May 16, 1951
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Military Chaplain's Association Convention

The creation of this online resource was made possible in part by funding from the William T. Kemper Foundation - Commerce Bank, Trustee.