Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


John W. Snyder

Oral History Interviews with
John W. Snyder

Secretary of the Treasury in the Truman Administration, 1946-53. Other Federal positions once held include Executive Vice-President and Director, Defense Plant Corporation, 1940-43; Assistant to the Director of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, 1940-44; Federal Loan Administrator, 1945; Director, Office of War Mobilization and Reconversion, 1945-46. Secretary Snyder was a longtime close friend of Harry S. Truman beginning with their service in the U.S. Army Reserves after World War I.

Interview Transcripts


By Jerry N. Hess

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NOTICE
These are transcripts of tape-recorded interviews conducted for the Harry S. Truman Library. A draft of each transcript was edited by the interviewee but only minor emendations were made; therefore, the reader should remember that these are essentially transcripts of the spoken, rather than the written word.

Numbers appearing in square brackets (ex. [45]) within the transcript indicate the pagination in the original, hardcopy version of the Snyder oral history interviews.

See also: John W. Snyder Papers

RESTRICTIONS
These oral history transcripts may be read, quoted from, cited, and reproduced for purposes of research. They may not be published in full except by permission of the Harry S. Truman Library.

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List of Subjects Discussed

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    Accounting and financial procedures, U.S. Government, 1882-1890
    Accounting system, Government's, revision of, 597-603
    Acheson, Dean:
      Cleveland, Mississippi speech, 1177-1178
      Great Britain, aid to, involvement in, 1016
    Adams, Sherman, scandal involving, 918-919
    Alaska, 1345-1358
    Allen, George, 116-117, 139, 505
      and Eisenhower candidacy, 1506
    Aleman, Miguel, and Marshall plan, views on, 1183-1186
    Anderson, Clinton P., 805-811, 1181
    Anti-ballistic missile system, 1239-1241
    Appointments Secretary to the President, role of, 712-714
    Army Reserves, U.S., Harry S. Truman in, 973-974
    Arnow, Phil, 439
    Arvey, Jake, 1036
    Asia, Marshall plan proposed for, 1203
    Assassination attempt on President Truman, 1331-1335
    Atomic bomb: Attorney General, U.S., role of, 781-786
B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U
    Unification of the armed forces, rationale for, 749-755
    United Nations Fiscal Commission, 1859
    United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA), 1086-1087
    U.S. savings bonds, sale of, 634-643
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