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

Friday, May 4, 1951
10:00 am (Staff)
10:45 am (General Bedell Smith)
(Admiral Sidney Souers) OFF THE RECORD
(Mr. James Lay)
11:00 am CABINET [Meeting]
(All present)
12:00 pm Honorable Stephen Pace, former Congressman from Georgia
(Secretary of Agriculture called Mr. Connelly May 1st, to ask
if the President would see Mr. Pace)
12:15 pm Mr. James Minotto, ECA
(Repesents ECA Program at U.S. Mission in Portugal; Senator
Hayden asked if the President would let Mr. Minotto pay his
respects before leaving for Portugal. Mr. Monotto saw the
President, also at Senator Hayden's request, September 9, 1949)
12:30 pm Congressman Brent Spence, Kentucky
(Called Mr. Connelly yesterday to ask for this)
12:45 pm Congressman Clifford Davis, Tennessee
(Called Mr. Connelly May 2nd and asked for this)
1:00 pm (The President gave a stag luncheon for H.E. David Ben-Gurion,
the Prime Minister of Israel. The following guests were present:
H.E. The Ambassador of Israel (Abba Eban)
The Vice President, Honorable Alben Barkley
The Chief Justice, Honorable Fred Vinson
Honorable Dean Acheson, the Secretary of State
Senator Tom Connally, Texas
Senator Alexander Wiley, Wisconsin
Congressman Charles A. Eaton, New Jersey
Congressman James P. Richards, South Carolina
Honorable George C. McGhee, Assistant Secretary of State
Honorable David K. Niles, White House
3:00 pm (The President awarded the Distinguished Service Medal to Major
General Frank Lowe.) OFF THE RECORD
3:15 pm Senator Harley M. Kilgore, West Virginia
3:30 pm (Honorable John L. Sullivan, former Secretary of Navy) OFF THE RECORD
3:45 pm Judge Mellot of Kansas

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