Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

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


Thursday, February 19, 1948
   
Executive Orders:  [9931 AMENDMENT OF EXECUTIVE ORDER No. 9905, DESIGNATING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE NATIONAL SECURITY RESOURCES BOARD]
Executive Orders:  [9933 AMENDMENT OF EXECUTIVE ORDER No. 9905, DESIGNATING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE NATIONAL SECURITY RESOURCES BOARD]
9:45 am (Mr. Eddie Einan - of Washington Baseball Club)
(Came to see Mr. Matthew Connelly and to see the
President, off the record. Wanted the President
to sign a baseball)
10:00 am Honorable James E. Webb, Director, Bureau of the
Budget
10:30 am Honorable Kenneth C. Royall, Secretary of the Army
Honorable James Forrestal
(Phoned Mr. Matthew Connelly yesterday for this appointment)
10:45 am The President signe H.R. 1366, "An Act to
facilitate procurement of supplies and services by
the Departments of the Army, the Navy and the Air
Force, the Coast Guard, and the National Advisory
Committee for Aeronautics, and for other purposes."
The following guests were invited:
Senator Chan Gurney
Honorable W. G. Andrews
Honorable Jack Z. Anderson
Colonel J. M. Chambers
Mr. C. B. D. Brown
Honorable M. E. Andrews
R. Adm. M. L. Ring, USN
Comdr. R. H. Northwood
Mr. W. H. Moore
Mr. E. L. Fisher
Mr. Fontaine Broun
Honorable Gordon Gray
Major General Henry S. Aurand
Brig. General E. M. Brannon
Colonel P. W. Smith
Colonel G. K. Heiss
Honorable Arthur S. Barrows
Lt. General H. A. Craig
Lt. Colonel T. J. Kennedy
Mr. Brackley Shaw, Legal Counsel for Sec. of Air Force
Dr. Hugh Dryden
Mr. E. H. Chamberlin
Lt. Colonel W. T. Thurman
Honorable Edward H. Foley, Jr.
Admiral Jos. F. Farley
Mr. Wilfred McNeil
Mr. Mark Leva
Mr. Thomas J. Hargrave
11:00 am (Mr. Richard Nacy)
(Mr. Robert Wynn)
(Mr. Nacy in town and asked if he might just drop by.)
11:15 am The Honorable General Kaiser Sham Shere Jung Bahadur
Rana, the Minister of Nepal
(Newly appointed)
11:18 am Mr. James Roosevelt
11:30 am Congressman Wright Patman, Texas
Mr. Sol Zatt of Ziff Publishing Co.
Mr. William Ziff, of Ziff Publishing Co.
(To present a deluxe first edition of book written
by Congressman Patman "Our American Government;
The Answer to 1001 Questions on how it Works". This
book was specially prepared for the President)
11:45 am Honorable and Mrs. Joseph Smith, Mayor of Oakland,
California
Mr. A. C. Carraway, from Committee
(Arranged by Gael Sullivan)
11:50 am (Mr. Jim Finnegan)
(Mr. Jack Dwyer)
(Mr. Walter Walfuer)
12:00 pm Congressman Edward J. Hart, N. J.
Mr. George Rosenberg
Honorable Wilbur J. McGowan, Mayor of West New York,
N. J.
Honorable Joseph Stilz, former Mayor
Mr. Harry Swensen
(Presented the President with solid gold Honorary
Membership Card on behalf of forty-one thousand citizens
of West New York, N. J.)
12:15 pm Mr. Rudolf Hecht, of New Orleans, La.
(In Washington for talks with Secretary Marshall and
others in State Department relative to the
international meet in New Orleans. Asked, through
Admiral Sidney Souers, if he might have meeting with
the President after he has concluded talks at State
Department.)
12:30 pm The Secretary of State [George C. Marshall]
(Usual Thursday appointment)
12:55 pm Mr. Myles P. Dyer, St. Louis
Mr. James Dyer, St. Louis
(Mr. Laurence I. Miller)
1:00 pm (Lunch)
3:50 pm (Mr. Ted Marks)
(Mr. Art. Coates)
4:00 pm (Honorable Sam Rosenman)
6:15 pm (The President left for the Statler Hotel.)
9:11 pm The President attended the Jackson-Jefferson Day Dinner
at the Mayflower Hotel.
10:00 pm [Public Papers: Address at the Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner]

Truman Photographs for February 19, 1948
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