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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, February 21, 1950
10:00 am (Staff conference)
10:45 am (The Secretary of the Treasury [John W. Snyder])
11:00 am Hon. Joseph F. Guffey, former Senator from Pa.
(Asked Mr. Connelly for this, stating he wished to
talk about depletion tax on oil industry. Said he was
with Committee that adopted the tax and is very familiar
with all ramifications, etc.)
11:15 am Cong. Clement J. Zablocki, Wisconsin
Cong. Andrew J. Biemillar, Wisconsin
(Cong. Zablocki wrote to Mr. Connelly asking for this,
and enclosed one addressed to the President with
reference to Mr. Michael F. Kresky, whom he endorses
for office of Director, Office of Alien Property;
wish to discuss this)
11:30 am Hon. Lowell Mason, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
Hon. James Mead, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
Mr. Victor Nyborg, President, National Association of Better
Business Bureaus
(To invite the President to attend Convention of Association
to be held in Washington June 7th)
11:45 am Senator Edwin C. Johnson, Colorado
(Arranged at suggestion of Don Dawson)
12:00 pm Mrs. A. F. Meyer, of Gordonville, Mo.
Mrs. Robert M. Moore
(Bob Moore of Democratic National Committee asked for this,
as Mrs. Meyer is his mother-in-law and a staunch Democrat, etc.)
12:15 pm Senator Millard E. Tydings, Maryland
Senator Herbert R. O'Conor, Maryland
(Mr. Connelly called the Senators and asked them to come
up and see the President; at suggestion Mr. Dawson. They
are in interested in a William P. Cole, Jr., for appointment
to Customs Court)
12:30 pm The Secretary of Defense [Louis Johnson]
Hon. W. Stuart Symington
General Omar N. Bradley
Hon. James Lay
(Usual Tuesday appointment)
1:00 pm (LUNCH)
3:00 pm The Postmaster General [Jesse M. Donaldson]
(Asked for this yesterday)
3:15 pm (Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Butler)
(Will come to see Mr. Connelly and see the President
OFF RECORD. Was large contributor in campaign and
asked if might bring in wife to meet the President)
3:30 pm Hon. Ellis Arnall, former Governor of Georgia
(Asked for this some time ago)
3:45 pm (Hon. Tom Clark, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the
United States)
(OFF RECORD). Wants to talk to the President about a
birthday party which the Justice plans to give for the
4:00 pm General Omar N. Bradley, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
(Asked for this)
4:30 pm (Speech Conference)

Truman Photographs for February 21, 1950
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National Brotherhood Week Speech

The creation of this online resource was made possible in part by funding from the William T. Kemper Foundation - Commerce Bank, Trustee.