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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, April 29, 1947
10:30 am The Secretary of Agriculture [Clinton P. Anderson]
(Phoned late yesterday)
10:45 am Mr. Gael Sullivan)
(Phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly late yesterday to ask if
he could come in today off record)
11:00 am Mrs. Agnes Meyer
(Phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly last week to ask for this)
11:15 am Lt. General Hoyt S. Vandenberg
Rear Admiral R. H. Hillenkoetter
(Arranged by Admiral William D. Leahy)
11:30 am The President signed H. R. 2404, "An Act to
Suspend certain import taxes on copper".
The following were present:
Congressman James T. Patterson, Conn. (R)
Congressman Robert A. Grant, Indiana (R)
Former Senator John Danaher
(Congressman Patterson phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly last week
to ask if they might come in when the President signed
this Bill)
11:45 am (Mr. George Killion)
(Asked Mr. Matthew Connelly for this last week)
12:00 pm The Rt. Hon. the Lord Inverchapel, The Ambassador of
Great Britain
The Viscount Trenchard
(The British Ambassador asked to present Lord Trenchard
to the President. Lord Trenchard was virtually the
founder and first commander of the Royal Air Force
which, as a separate military service under the British
Crown, was prototype of other spearate national air
forces subsequently created. He was Chief of the
Air Staff in the Air Ministry from 1918 until 1929
and subsequently was Commissioner of the Metropolitan
Police from 1921 to 1925. Since then he has held no
official position under the British Government but
has been an active member of the House of Lords. Lord
Trenchard is a Director of the British Goodyear Co.
and is visiting the United States as the guest of
Mr. Litchfield, the chairman of the Goodyear Tire
and Rubber Co.)
12:15 pm Honorable Donald Nelson
(Phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly yesterday for this)
12:30 pm Honorable Robert Butler, U. S. Ambassador to Australia
12:45 pm (Mr. Harry Whitney, of Kansas City)
(Mr. Joseph Miniace of Kansas City)
(Phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly yesterday)
1:00 pm (Lunch)
3:00 pm The Secretary of War [Robert P. Patterson]
The Secretary of the Treasury [John W. Snyder]
Honorable Dean Acheson, the Under Secretary of State
(The President asked them to come in and bring such
assistants as they might need, to discuss the dis-
posal of surplus foreign currency)
3:30 pm (The President left the White House for the
airport, where he welcomed President Aleman of
Mexico. [Public Papers: Remarks of Welcome
to President Aleman of Mexico at the Washington
National Airport] He drove with him to the
District Building for presentation by the D. C.
Commissioners of the keys to the city; and on to
the White House.)
8:00 pm State Dinner for the President of Mexico

The President

H.E. Miguel Aleman, President of Mexico
H.E. Jaime Torres Bodet, Secretary of Finance
H.E. Ramon Betata, Secretary of Finance
H.E. Antonio Espinosa de los Monteros, Mexican Ambassador to the U.S.
H.E. Senor Dr. Luis Quintanilla, Representative to the Pan Am. Union
Dr. Jorge Viesca, Private Secretary to the President of Mexico
Lt. Gen. Leonardo Ruiz, Military Aide to the President of Mexico
Rear Admiral Ignacio Garcia Jurado, Naval Aide to the Pres. of Mexico
Dr. Rafael Fuentes, Chief of Protocol
The Hon. Senor Don Rafael de la Colina - Mexican Embassy
Dr. Enrique Parra, Special Assistant
Senor Don Vicente Sanchez Gavito - Mexican Embassy
Dr. Carlos Soto Maynez, Personal Physician to President Aleman
Major Manuel Martinez Castro, Assistant Military Aide
Major Miguel Ramirez Ponce, Assistant Military Aide
Captain Alfredo Valdez Flores, Assistant Military Aide
The Chief Justice [Fred Vinson]
The Speaker [Joseph W. Martin]
The Secretary of State [George C. Marshall]
Hon. Warren R. Austin
The Secretary of the Treasury [John W. Snyder]
The Secretary of War [Robert P. Patterson]
The Attorney General [Tom C. Clark]
The Secretary of the Navy [James Forrestal]
The Secretary of the Interior [Julius A. Krug]
The Secretary of Agriculture [Clinton P. Anderson]
The Secretary of Commerce [W. Averell Harriman]
The Secretary of Labor [Lewis B. Schwellenbach]
Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg
Senator Alben W. Barkley
Senator Tom Connally
Senator Wallace H. White, Jr.
Senator Scott W. Lucas
Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy
General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower
Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz
Representative Sam Rayburn
Representative Sol Bloom
Representative Charles A. Eaton
Representative Charles A. Halleck
General A. A. Vandergrift
Hon. Dean Acheson
Hon. Walter Thurston
Hon. William Benton
Hon. Spruille Braden
Hon. John R. Steelman
Hon. William D. Hassett
Hon. Matthew J. Connelly
Hon. Charles G. Ross
Hon. Clark M. Clifford
Hon. Stanley Woodward
Hon. Josephus Daniels
Hon. John Russell Young
Hon. Lindsay C. Warren
Dr. Pedro de Alba
Hon. John D. Goodlee
Hon. David E. Lilienthal
Hon. William McC. Martin, Jr.
Mr. J. Edgar Hoover
Mr. Thomas H. MacDonald
Dr. Fred L. Soper
Hon. Edgar E. Witt
Mr. Philip L. Graham
Dr. Cloyd H. Marvin
Mr. B. M. McKelway
Mr. John T. O'Rourke
Rev. Edmund A. Walsh
Mr. Ellis Briggs
Mr. Guy Ray
Senor Fernando Benitez
Mr. Feliz Belair, Jr.
Lt. Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway
Rear Adm. J. Cary Jones
Maj. Gen. Harry H. Vaughan
Rear Adm. James H. Foskett

Truman Photographs for April 29, 1947
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Aleman and Truman at ceremony

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