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


Tuesday, May 8, 1951
   
Executive Orders:  [10242 PRESCRIBING REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE EXERCISE BY THE FEDERAL CIVIL DEFENSE ADMINISTRATOR OF CERTAIN ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY GRANTED BY THE FEDERAL CIVIL DEFENSE ACT OF 1950]
10:00 am (Staff)
10:45 am Miss Mary Hohm
(Came in at the request of the Attorney General [J. Howard McGrath] to hand
the President a scroll from H.E. the Most Reverend John F.
Noll, D.D., Bishop of Fort Wayne, Indiana. She is special
representative of OUR SUNDAY VISITOR, a popular National
Catholic Action Weekly.)
11:00 am Congressman Carl. T. Durham, North Carolina
Congressman Clair Engle, California
(Congressman Durham called Mr. Connelly last week to ask for this.)
11:15 am Congressman James W. Trimble, Arkansas
Mr. Roy Ritter, President, "Chicken of Tomorrow"
Mr. Henry Weber, Vice President, "Chicken of Tomorrow"
Dr. Lippert S. Ellis, of University of Arkansas
Mr. W. B. Termohlen, of Department of Agriculture
(Congressman Trimble asked to have these constituents shake
hands with the President. The Speaker also asked Mr. Connelly
to do this for Congressman Trimble.)
11:30 am Congressman Harry P. O'Neill, Pennsylvania
Honorable Joseph Lawler, Assistant Postmaster General
(Called Mr. Connelly last week and asked for this; was joined by
Mr. Lawler)
11:45 am H.E. David Ben-Gurion, the Prime Minister of Israel
H.E. Abba Eban, the Ambassador of Israel
(Honorable John F. Simmons, Chief of Protocol) OFF THE RECORD
(The Prime Minister came in to say "goodbye" to the President
and to wish him a Happy Birthday.)
12:00 pm H.E. Dr. John Myun Chang, the Ambassador of Korea
Dr. Helen Kim
Dr. Frederick Brown Harris, Chaplain of the Senate
(Honorable John Simmons)
(The Korean Ambassador asked that Dr. Kim be received by the
President. She is reputed to be the foremost woman educator
of Korea, where she was for some time President of Ewah College;
is a wellknown speaker and has addressed a number of audiences
in this country recently on Korean situation. She has apparently
been strong worker for Korean-American friendship. Dr. Harris
asked if he might come with her as he claims to be responsible
for her trip to America.)
12:15 pm Congressman Daniel J. Flood, Pennsylvania
(Called Mr. Connelly last week and asked for this.)
12:30 pm Honorable Tom Stewart, Tennessee
(Former Senator; asked for this through Senator McKellar)
1:00 pm (LUNCH) (The President had luncheon with members of the staff
downstairs in the Executive Office on the occasion of his
birthday.)
3:30 pm Honorable William M. Boyle, Jr.
(Brought with him for his usual Tuesday appointment
his new assistant, Mr. George J. Leary, to meet the President.)
4:00 pm (Honorable Clark Clifford) OFF THE RECORD
4:15 pm (Admiral Forrest Sherman) OFF THE RECORD
4:25 pm (Honorable J. Howard McGrath, the Attorney General) OFF THE RECORD
4:30 pm (Speech Conference) OFF THE RECORD
5:15 pm (Admiral Chester Nimitz)
(Honorable John Denaher) OFF THE RECORD

Truman Photographs for May 8, 1951
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Truman Receives Menorah from Ben-Gurion



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