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


Thursday, May 17, 1951
   
Executive Orders:  [10245 ESTABLISHING A COMMISSION FOR THE COMMEMORATION OF THE ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIGNING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE]
Executive Orders:  [10244 DESIGNATING THE Secretary of State AND THE Attorney General AS THE OFFICERS TO PERFORM CERTAIN FUNCTIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE SETTLEMENT OF INTERCUSTODIAL CONFLICTS RELATING TO ENEMY PROPERTY]
10:00 am (Staff)
11:00 am Honorable and Mrs. Roy Turner
(former Governor of Oklahoma; in city and asked if he might
pay respects)
11:40 am (The President, accompanied by Mrs. Truman, left for the Statler
Hotel where, at 11:45 a.m. he addressed the National Conference
on Citizenship)
[Public Papers: Address at the National Conference on Citizenship]
12:30 pm Honorable Dean Acheson, the Secretary of State
(Usual Thursday appointment)
1:00 pm (LUNCH)
3:00 pm Senator Dennis Chavez, New Mexico
Senator Clinton P. Anderson, New Mexico
Congressman Antonio M. Fernandez, New Mexico
Congressman John J. Dempsey, New Mexico
Mr. Walter Measday, former County Chairman, from Demming, New Mexico
(Senator Chavez phoned Mr. Connelly Tuesday, asking if the
New Mexico Delegation might call on the President; stated
it was urgent.)
3:30 pm (Pre Press) OFF THE RECORD
4:00 pm Press & Radio Conference [Public Papers]
4:30 pm Honorable Charles Brannan, Secretary of Agriculture
8:00 pm (OFF THE RECORD MEETING AT THE BLAIR HOUSE)
The following were present:
Senator Hubert Humphrey, Minnesota
Senator William Benton, Connecticut
Senator James Murray, Montana
Senator Thomas Hennings, Missouri
Senator Earle Clements, Kentucky
Senator George Smathers, Florida
Congressman Eugene McCarthy, Minnesota
Congressman Hale Boggs, Louisiana
Congressman Sam Yorty, California
Congressman Wayne Hays, Ohio
Honorable Charles Murphy, White House
Honorable John Carroll, White House

Truman Photographs for May 17, 1951
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Navy Secretary Francis P. Matthews On Inspection Tour in California



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