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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, June 19, 1951
9:10 am Senator Blair Moody, Michigan
(Called Mr. Connelly last week and asked for appointment.
Was originally set up for 11:15 a.m. but the Senator came in
early because of an important committee meeting which he could
not afford to miss.)
10:00 am (Staff)
11:00 am Honorable Walter Cummings, of Chicago
Mr. Walter Cummings, Jr.
(Arranged at request of Secretary Snyder, who says Mr.
Cummings has been most helpful.)
11:15 am (Mr. Edward McKim) OFF THE RECORD
11:30 am (Honorable John L. Sullivan) OFF THE RECORD
11:45 am Honorable John B. Blandford, Jr.
(Member of Advisory Commission of UN Relief and Works Agency
for Palestine Refugees, with personal rank of Ambassador.
Mr. Blandford plans to resign from this post as of June 30th
in order to make effective his appointment by UN as Director
of the Agency as of July 1st. State Department said no
announcement to be made of his new position until Mr. Blandford
had opportunity to discuss matter with the President and had
submitted his resignation.)
12:00 pm Honorable Walter S. Gifford, American Ambassador to Great Britain
(Asked for this through Division of Protocol)
12:15 pm The President signed S.1, An Act "To provide for the common
defense and security of the United States and to permit the
more effective utilization of manpower resources of the United
States by authorizing universal military training and service.
and for other purposes." The following were present:
Honorable George C. Marshall, the Secretary of Defense
Honorable Anna M. Rosenberg, Asst. Secretary of Defense
Major General Louis B. Hershey, Director of Selective Service
Senator Richard B. Russell, Georgia
Senator Lyndon B. Johnson, Texas
Senator Styles Bridges, New Hampshire
Congressman Carl Vinson, Georgia
Congressman Dewey Short, Missouri
Congressman Overton Brooks, Louisiana
Commander Earle Cocke, American Legion
Commissioner of Education, Hon. Earl J. McGrath
12:30 pm Honorable George C. Marshall, the Secretary of Defense
(Usual Tuesday appointment)
1:00 pm (LUNCH)
3:00 pm Honorable Frederick Lawton, Director, Bureau of the Budget
(One-half hour)
3:30 pm (Honorable Francis Matthews, Secretary of the Navy)
(Asked for this; five minutes OFF THE RECORD
3:35 pm Honorable William M. Boyle, Jr.
(Usual weekly appointment)
4:00 pm (Honorable John W. Snyder, Secretary of the Treasury) OFF THE RECORD
4:55 pm (Mr. William Mox)
(Mr. Russ Stewart) OFF THE RECORD
(Mr. Edward McKim)

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