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This Presidential Appointments Calendar is based upon the records contained in the
Matthew J. Connelly Files

Thursday, December 18, 1952
9:45 am (Sergeant Don Irish, U. S. Air Force) OFF THE RECORD
(Henri Warren wrote Mr. Connelly last month that Sgt. Irish,
son of Fred Irish of F Battery, 129th Field Artillery,
of First World War, would be in Washington in connection
with some search of his deceased brother's records; asked if
could call on the President)
10:00 am (Staff)
11:00 am His Excellency Dr. Farid Zeineddine, the Ambassador of Syria
(Newly appointed; presented credentials)
11:15 am Honorable Thomas A. Morgan, Chairman, the President's
Advisory Committee on Management
(Presented report of this Committee)
11:30 am The President received the members of the Commission on the
Health Needs of the Nation, who presented the final report
of the Commission. (List attached) Half hour.

DECEMBER 18TH AT 11:30 A.M. (Health Commission Members)
MAGNUSON, Dr. Paul B., Chairman, Chicago, Illinois
BARNARD, Dr. Chester I., New York, N. Y.
BURKET, Dr. Lester W., Philadelphia, Pa.
CLARK, Dr. Dean A., Boston, Massachusetts
CLARK, Dr. Donald, Peterborough, New Hampshire
HAYES, Mr. Albert J., Washington, D. C.
HINSKY, Dr. Joseph C., New York, N. Y.
JOHNSON, Dr. Charles S., Nashville, Tennessee
LEE, Dr. Russel V., San Francisco, California
MAGEE, Miss Elizabeth S., Cleveland, Ohio
POE, Dr. Clarence, Raleigh, North Carolina
REED, Dr. Lowell J., Baltimore, Maryland
SHEAHAN, Miss Marion W., New York, N. Y.

Staff Members
BRESLOW, Dr. Lester
FALES, Dr. Thurber
GORMAN, Mr. Mike
HAPNEY, Miss Cosette
PRESS, Dr. Harold A.
    [Public Papers: Statement by the President on the Report of the Commission on the Health Needs of the Nation]
12:00 pm Dr. Howard Rusk
(Asked for this sometime ago)
12:15 pm Honorable Millard Caldwell, former Civil Defense Administrator
(Called Mr. Connelly last week from Florida)
12:30 pm Honorable David Bruce, the Under Secretary of State
(Usual Thursday appointment for State)
1:00 pm (LUNCH)
2:58 pm (Honorable Frank Pace, Secretary of the Army) OFF THE RECORD
3:00 pm (Mr. Leonard Reinsch) OFF THE RECORD
(Had something to take up for Governor Cox)
3:15 pm Mr. DeWitt Paul, President of Beneficial Management Corp.
Newark, New Jersey
(Just for handshake, at request of Mr. Dawson, who said
Mr. Paul is a great supporter of the President.)
3:25 pm (Pre Press)
4:00 pm Press and Radio Conference [Public Papers]
4:15 pm Senator Hubert H. Humphrey, Minnesota
(Called Mr. Connelly yesterday and asked for this)
7:30 pm (The President gave a dinner (black tie) for the men who
have served him in various capacities since he first took
office in 1945) The following attended the dinner:
ALLEN, Hon. George E.
AYERS, Mr. Eben
BARNES, Hon. James M.
BELL, Hon. David E.
BROWN, Vice Adm. Wilson
CLAUNCH, Charles
Clifford, Clark M.
Connelly, Matthew J.
CRIM, Howell
DANIELS, Jonathan
DAWSON, Hon. Donald S.
DENNISON, Rear Adm. Robert
FERNEY, Hon. Joseph G.
FRIEDMAN, Mr. Martin
FRITCHEY, Hon. Clayton
GRAHAM, Maj. Gen. Wallace H.
HANSON, Mr. Donald
HECHLER, Mr. Kenneth
HOPKINS, Mr. William
KAYLE, Mr. Milton
KEECH, Hon. Richmond B.
LAWTON, Hon. Frederick J.
LAY, Hon. James S., Jr.
LEAHY, Fleet Adm. William D.
LLOYD, Hon. David D.
MARA, Brig. Gen. C. J.
McKIM, Mr. Edward A.
MAYLON, Brig. Gen. Charles
MILLER, Mr. Herbert
MILLER, Major Ray L.
MURPHY, Hon. Charles S.
NASH, Mr. Philleo
NEUSTADT, Mr. Richard
PORTER, Hon. Paul A.
PRATT, Mr. Haraden
REINSCH, Mr. Leonard
SCHOENEMAN, Hon. George J.
SEARLES, Mr. Wilson
Souers, Rear Adm. Sidney
SPINGARN, Hon. Stephen J.
Steelman, Hon. John R.
Stowe, Hon. David H.
TUBBY, Hon. Roger
Vaughan, Maj. Gen. Harry H.
WEST, Mr. Bernard

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Family of Secretary Pace with Mr. and Mrs. Glidden

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