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This Presidential Appointments Calendar is based upon the records contained in the
Matthew J. Connelly Files

Wednesday, April 23, 1947
Executive Orders:  [9842 EXECUTIVE ORDER 9842]
    [Public Papers: Veto of Resolution Limiting Application of Provisions of Law to Counsel of the Senate Committee To Investigate the National Defense Program]
10:00 am Honorable James Webb, Director, Bureau of the Budget
(Asked yesterday for this appointment)
10:15 am Honorable John L. Sullivan, the Under Secretary
of the Navy
(Phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly yesterday for this appointment)
10:30 am Senator Olin D. Johnston, S. C.
(Wanted to come yesterday afternoon, as he felt it
urgent that he speak to the President about what
he feels is "key to telephone strike", but agreed to
wait until morning)
10:45 am Senator James O. Eastland, Miss.
Senator William B. Umstead, N. C.
(This request came from Senator Eastland's office,
and they thought it was with reference to some
friend of Senator Umstead whom they wanted to
recommend to the President)
11:00 am Mr. Don Carlos Brownell, of Seward, Alaska
(This appointment arranged at request of Delegate
Bartlett of Aaska, and is outcome of correspondence
which Mr. Matthew Connelly has had with Bartlett, re the
decision of government-owned Alaska Railroad to
close Seward as its southern terminus in favor of
Whittier, Alaska. Mr. Julius A. Krug in a memorandum to
Mr. Matthew Connelly did say however, "For your information,
as extensive road program is contemplated in various
parts of the Kenai Peninsula, which, if approved,
will keep Seward directly linked with Anchorage
and other communities of interior Alaska.)
11:15 am Honorable and Mrs. Kimbrough Stone, of Kansas City
(Judge Stone asked if he might, for sentimental
reasons, present his retirement from U. S. Court
of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, to the President,
while in Washington. Mrs. Stone asked if she
might accompany her husband.)
11:30 am Honorable Josh Lee, former Senator from Okla.
(Phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly yesterday for this--to present
to the President a copy of his book on public
12:00 pm Rt. Hon William Lyon Mackenzie King, the Prime
Minister of Canada
(To pay respects--asked for this sometime ago, when
he first arrived at Virginia Beach, Va., where he
went for rest. Is spending three days, April 22nd,
23rd and 24th)
1:00 pm (Lunch)
3:15 pm (Mr. William Boyle)
3:30 pm (Mr. George Creel)

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