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


Wednesday, February 6, 1952
   
Executive Orders:  [10324 AMENDING EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 10161 (1) OF SEPTEMBER 9, 1950, WITH RESPECT TO THE DEFINITIONS OF "SOLID FUELS" AND "DOMESTIC TRANSPORTATION, STORAGE, AND PORT FACILITIES"]
    [Public Papers: Statement by the President on the Death of King George VI]
10:00 am (Staff)
11:00 am Mr. and Mrs. John A. Kennedy, of San Diego, California
(Mr. Kennedy is Chairman of the Board of KFMB; wrote Mr.
Connelly that they expected to be here at this time and
hoped they might call on the President at this time)
11:15 am (Mrs. India Edwards) OFF THE RECORD
11:30 am Mr. James Patton, President of the Farmers Union
(Called Mr. Connelly last week; said he wished to discuss some
political matter but main thing was the present agricultural
situation on the Hill and some mutual security legislation)
11:45 am (Honorable Dale E. Doty, Assistant Secretary of the Interior)
(Mr. Connelly called him yesterday and asked that he come
in OFF RECORD. Suggestion of Mr. Dawson)
12:00 pm H.E. Senor Jaime Torres Bodet, The Director General of UNESCO
and former Foreign Minister of Mexico
Honorable Howland Sargeant, Assistant Secretary of State
(Arranged at request of Protocol - a courtesy call)
12:15 pm (Mr. Feltham Watson, of St. Louis) OFF THE RECORD
(Has been in Department of Justice for several years; wanted to
pay respects; came to see Mr. Connelly and saw the President
OFF RECORD)
12:30 pm Honorable Edward P. Morgan, Office of Price Stabilization
(Called Mr. Connelly Monday and asked for this)
12:45 pm The President persented the Congressional Medal of Honor to
Staff Sergeant Archie Van Winkle, USMCR. The following
guests were present:
S/Sgt. Archie Van Winkle
Mr. A.C. Van Winkle (father)
Mr. R.A. Van Winkle (brother)
Mrs. Don Daigler (sister)
Mr. Melvin E. Cox (cousin)
First Lt. P.E. Denny, USMC
Honorable Robert A. Lovett, Secretary of Defense
Senator Warren G. Magnuson, Washington
Senator H.P. Cain, Washington
Honorable H.M. Jackson, Washington
General Omar N. Bradley, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
Admiral W.M. Fechteler, USN, Chief of Naval Operations
Honorable Francis Whitehair, Under Secretary of the Navy
General L.C. Shepherd, USMC, Commandant of Marine Corps
Major General G.C. Thomas, USMC, Asst. to Commandant of Marine Corps
Major General J.T. Walker, USMC
Brigadier General W.J. Scheyer, USMC
Brigadier Genral H.L. Litzenberg, USMC
Lt. Colonel F.C. LaHue, USMC
Lt. Colonel Richard Johnson, USMC
Mr. Clayton Fritchey
Mr. Henry Broderick
Mrs. Henry Broderick
1:00 pm (LUNCH)
2:15 pm (The President and Mrs. Truman left Blair House for All Souls
Church, to attend the funeral of Honorable Harold L. Ickes)
3:00 pm (Honorable William M. Boyle, former Chairman of the Democratic
National Committee) OFF THE RECORD
3:15 pm Senator Burnet R. Maybank, of South Carolina
Senator J.W. Fulbright, of Arkansas
Senator Homer E. Capehart, of Indiana
3:30 pm (National Security Council) OFF THE RECORD


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