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


Monday, January 23, 1950
   
Executive Orders:  [10096 PROVIDING FOR A UNIFORM PATENT POLICY FOR THE GOVERNMENT WITH RESPECT TO INVENTIONS MADE BY GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES AND FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF SUCH POLICY]
    [Public Papers: Special Message to the Congress on Tax Policy]
10:00 am The Vice President [Alben W. Barkley]
The Speaker of the House [Sam Rayburn]
Honorable John McCormack, Congressman from Mass.
Senator Scott Lucas, Illinois
(Weekly meeting of the Big Four.)
11:00 am (Staff Meeting)
11:30 am Dr. Serge Koussevitsky, Former Director of the Boston
Symphony Orchestra
(Wants to pay respects to the President)
11:45 am Mr. David Peterson, President, Brotherhood of
Locomative Engineers and Firemen
12:00 pm Honorable Oscar Ewing, Administrator, Federal Security Agency
12:15 pm Honorable Angus Ward
(When the Secretary of State [Dean G. Acheson] saw the President last
Thursday, the President told he would see Mr. Ward.
Mr. Ward has been a Foreign Service official for 28
years. Was Consul General in Mukden, China and just
recently returned to the U.S.
12:30 pm The Secretary of State [Dean G. Acheson]
(Usual weekly appointment)
1:00 pm (Cabinet Luncheon -- Attorney General, Secretary of the Interior
and Secretary of Commerce out of the city.)
3:00 pm The Secretary of State [Dean G. Acheson]
Honorable John McCloy, United States High Commissioner
for Germany
3:30 pm The Secretary of Defense [Louis Johnson]
The Deputy Secretary of Defense
General Omar Bradley
The Secretary of the Army [Gordon Gray]
The Secretary of the Navy [Francis P. Matthews]
The Secretary of the Air Force [Stuart Symington]
General Hoyt Vandenberg
Admiral Forrest P. Sherman
General J. Lawton Collins
Lt. General John E. Hull, Head of Weapons Evaluation Board
(The President has them come in as he wished a briefing
on the effectiveness of our plans for strategic air offensive.
Also present:
The Vice President [Alben W. Barkley]
The Secretary of State [Dean G. Acheson]
The Secretary of the Treasury [John W. Snyder]
The Secretary of Agriculture [Charles F. Brannan]
The Secretary of Commerce [Charles Sawyer]
The Secretary of Labor [Maurice J. Tobin]
The Postmaster General [Jesse M. Donaldson]
4:30 pm Honorable Paul Hoffman
4:40 pm (Honorable Sam Rosenman)
5:15 pm (Honorable Mon Wallgren)

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