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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, June 3, 1952
9:45 am Honorable Georgia Neese Clark, Treasurer of the United States
Mr. Fagen Alder
(Mrs. Clark called Mr. Matthew Connelly last week to ask for this)
10:00 am (Staff)
10:30 am (Miss Elizabeth Browning, of Lee's Summit, Missouri)
(Miss Elaine Wiltsee)
(Miss Brown wrote the President she expected to be here
at this time. Came to see Mr. Matthew Connelly and saw the
10:45 am (The President went into the Fish Room for swearing in of
Honorable Clayton Fritchey as Administrative Assistant
to the President)
(There were only members of the President's Staff present,
that is the way Mr. Fritchey wished it to be)
11:00 am Honorable Theodore Quinn, Postmaster, St. Joseph, Missouri
(Mr. Joe Healey)
(In town and asked to come in for a minute)
11:15 am (Mr. Clarence Hicks, of Clayton, Missouri)
(Old friend: came to see Mr. Matthew Connelly and saw the President)
11:30 am The President's Commission on Health Needs of the Nation
(Dr. Magnuson asked for this, presented the members to the
President and gave the President brief status reports. Half
The following were present:
BARNARD, Chester I. President of the Rockefeller Foundation
New York, New York
CLARK, Dean A., M.D., General Director of Massachusetts,
General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
CLARK, Donald M., M.D., General Physician, Peterborough, New
GRAHAM, Evarts A., M.D., Surgeon, St. Louis, Missouri
HAYES, A. J. President, International Association of
Machinists, Washington, D.C.
HINSEY, Joseph C., Ph.D., Dean of Cornell University
Medical College, New York, New York
JOHNSON, Charles S., President of Fisk University,
Nashville, Tennessee
LEE, Russel V., M.D., Clinical Professor of Medicine, Stanford
University School of Medicine, San Francisco, California
Director, Palo Alto Clinic, Palo Alto, California
MAGNUSON, Paul B., M.C., Orthopedic Surgeon, formerly
Chief Medical Director, Veterans Administration,
Chicago, Illinois. Chairman, President's Commission
on the Health Needs of the Nation
POE, Clarence, President and Editor of the Progressive
Farmer, Raleigh, North Carolina
REED, Lowell J., Ph.D., Vice President of Johns Hopkins
University and Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
SHEAHAN, Marion W., R.N., Director of the National
Committee for the Improvement of Nursing Services,
New York, N.Y.
12:00 pm International Development Advisory Board
(Requested by Chairman Eric Johnston, who feels that as
the Board moves into new phase of work that of helping
steer Point 4 along a sound and productive course, would
be helpful and provide new stimulus if the President
would receive them for very short discussion of their
The following were present:
JOHNSTON, Eric, Chairman
DANIEL, Robert P., Ph.D., President, Virginia State College
FIRESTONE, Harvey S., Jr., President, the Firestone Tire and
Rubber Company
HANNAH, John A., LL.D., President, Michigan State College
HICKEY, Margaret A. (Miss)
HINES, Lewis C., Special Representative, American
Federation of Labor
JOSEPH, Miss Bertha
PARRAN, Thomas, M.D., D.P.H., Dean, Graduate School of
Public Health, University of Pittsburgh
POE, Clarence H., Editor, Progressive Farmer
POTOFSKY, Jacob S., President, Amalgamated Clothing Workers
of America, CIO
SAVAGE, John L., Consulting Engineer
WHEELER, Charles L., Executive Vice President, Pope & Talbot
WHITE, Dr. William R., President, Baylor University
KIMBALL, Frank C., Executive Secretary, rm 507 - 333 -
Third St., NW
ANDREWS, Stanley, Technical Cooperation Administrator
12:15 pm Robert C. Maich, Midshipman 1st Class, USN
Clealand M. Joye, Jr., Midshipman 1st Class, USN
(Arranged by Admiral Robert Dennison - presented to the President
copy of 1952 LUCKY BAG)
12:30 pm Honorable Robert A. Lovett, The Secretary of Defense
(Usual Tuesday appointment)
1:00 pm (LUNCH)
4:00 pm The President and Mrs. Truman gave a Garden Party for
veterans who are patients in government hospitals in

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