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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

Wednesday, June 4, 1952
9:30 am (Judge Rosenman)
(Mr. Clark Clifford)
9:45 am (Honorable W. Averell Harriman) OFF THE RECORD
10:00 am (Staff)
10:45 am (Mr. and Mrs. Francis Wornall, of Kansas City, Missouri)
(Went through the White House and then came to West
Wing to see the President)
10:55 am (Paul Dillon) OFF THE RECORD
11:00 am (Colonel Edward Cordon, Chief Administrative Office
National Guard Bureau)
(Lt. Colonel John Bradley, of Kansas City, Missouri)
Lower West Door
11:30 am (Dr. Albert R. Miller)
(Arranged by General Harry Vaughan) OFF THE RECORD
11:40 am (John Sonnett) OFF THE RECORD
11:45 am (Honorable Ivy W. Duggan, Governor, Farm Credit Administration)
(Mr. Dawson)
(Arranged by Mr. Donald Dawson, who brought Mr. Duggan in)
12:00 pm Honorable Bernard F. Dickmann, President, National Association
of Postmasters
Honorable Charles E. Puskar, Secretary
Honorable Arthur V. Smith, Editor of the Postmasters Gazette
Raymond McNamara, Postmaster, Hanerrll, Massachusetts
(Requested by Mr. Dickmann, to invite the President to
address Postmasters National Convention next October)
12:15 pm (Honorable John Anson Ford, Supervisor, Third District
County of Los Angeles, California)
(Came to see Mr. Matthew Connelly and saw the President; in town
attending the President's Conference on Industrial Safety;
Has a plan to erect heroic statue "Democracy Upholding
the World" on West Coast, on Palos Verdes Hills, over-
looking harbor of Los Angeles)
12:30 pm The President received the 1951-1952 Citation of the Capital
Press Club: The following were present:
Mr. Oscar Haynes, President
Miss Revella Clay, Secretary
Mr. Ernest Humbles, Vice President
Mr. Alfred Sweeney, Chairman, Speaker's Bureau
Dr. Arthur Davis
(Stated their Ninth Annual dinner being dedicated to the
President because "we members of the national minority
press club feel we cannot, with full conscience, allow
Mr. Truman to leave the White House without giving
public expression to the high regard and deep admiration
we have felt throughout his Presidency for his courageous
and firm insistence that all citizens have a fair share
in the privileges and opportunities of our democratic
    [Public Papers: Remarks Upon Receiving a Plaque Presented by the Capital Press Club]
12:45 pm The President received Jimmy Carrick, "The Kid of the Year"
(Requested by JAYCEES, who sponsor this contest. Jimmy
has spent most of his young life in hospitals fighting
spinal tuberculosis, has had many bone graft operations,
often bringing him close to death; has remained cheerful
and was inspiration to fellow hospital patients. He began
soliciting blood for Red Cross, bringing about donation
of more than 8,000 pints. Also has written more than
40,000 inspirational letters to servicement all over world
and is now official mascot of Seabees.
The following were present:
ARMSTRONG, Mrs. Cherie, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, N.Y.
BICKEL, Mr. Arthur D., 59 Webster Acres, Webster Groves, Missouri
CARRICK, Jimmy, 1407 Bellaire Place, Pittsburgh 26, Pennsylvania
CARRICK, Mrs. Louis A., 1407 Bellaire Place, Pittsburgh, Pa.
LYNCH, Mr. W. Ware, President, Birdwell & Associates,
Inc., 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, New York
WERNER, Mr. Donald, 107 Merill Street, Syracuse, New York
WYATT, Mr. John M., Wyatt and Schuebel, 40 E. 51st Street,
New York City, New York
    [Public Papers: Remarks to Jimmy Carrick, Winner of "The Kid of the Year" Award]
1:00 pm (LUNCH)
2:55 pm Mayor Martin Kennelly of Chicago, Ill.
3:00 pm (Tex Colbert) OFF THE RECORD
3:05 pm Honorable Jack Gorrie, Chairman, N.S.R.B
(Called Mr. Matthew Connelly last week to ask for this)
3:15 pm Mr. James Brannigan
Mr. Barney B. Schlinger
(Called Mr. Matthew Connelly last week to ask for this)
3:30 pm Honorable Charles F. Brannan, Secretary of Agriculture
(One half hour)
4:00 pm (Honorable Oscar L. Chapman, Secretary of Interior)
(Honorable James P. McGranery, Attorney General)
(Mastin White, Solicitor of Interior Department)

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Secretary Pace Visits Fort Eustis, Virginia

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