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, December 1, 1952
   
10:00 am (Staff)
10:45 am (The President presented to Admiral Sidney Souers
the Distinguished Service Medal. The following were
present:
Honorable Robert A. Lovett, Secretary of Defense
Honorable Dan A. Kimball, Secretary of the Navy
Admiral William M. Fechteler, Chief of Naval
Operations
General Walter Bedell Smith, Director, C. I. A.
Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy
Mrs. Sidney Souers
Honorable J. Edgar Hoover, F. B. I.
Honorable James Lay
Mr. Everett Gleeson
Mr. Pat Coyne
[Public Papers: Citation Accompanying Distinguished Service Medal Presented to Admiral Souers]
11:15 am Honorable Elbert D. Thomas, High Commissioner of Trust Territory
Honorable Horace Marshall, Attorney General of Trust Territory
(Commissioner Thomas cabled Mr. Matthew Connelly ten days ago and
asked for this.)
11:30 am Honorable Lindsay A. Warren, Comptroller General of the U. S.
(Called Mr. Matthew Connelly last week and asked for this.)
11:45 am Mr. Victor Hunt Harding, Office of Sergeant at Arms, the Capitol
(Called Mr. Matthew Connelly and asked for this)
12:00 pm H. E. Dr. Pyun Yong T'ae, Foregin Minister of Korea
H. E. Dr. You Chan Yang, the Ambassador of Korea
(Requested through Protocol. Dr. Pyun wishes to invite the
President's attention to deep gratitude of Korean people for
tremendous assistance rendered by United States. Was
attending UN Assembly.)
12:15 pm Congressman Brent Spence, of Kentucky
(Called Mr. Matthew Connelly last week and asked for this.)
12:25 pm (Honorable Frank Pace, the Secretary of the Army) OFF RECORD
12:30 pm Honorable David Bruce, the Under Secretary of State
(Usual Monday appointment for State)
1:00 pm (LUNCH)
3:00 pm Honorable Thomas K. Finletter, the Secretary of the Air Force
Honorable E. V. Huggins, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force
Mr. A. E. Upton, Acting General Counsel Air Force
Honorable John Garrett Scott, Acting Secretary of Commerce
Honorable Charles F. Horne, Chairman, C. A. A.
(Arranged by General Robert Landry to discuss O'Hare Airport in Chicago)
3:15 pm (Mr. Tom Stokes)
(Mr. Tubby brought him in OFF THE RECORD)
3:30 pm Honorable Jack Gorrie, Chairman, National Security Resources
Board
(Called Mr. Matthew Connelly last week and asked for this.)
3:45 pm Honorable Paul Walker, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission

Truman Photographs for December 1, 1952
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President Truman awards the Distinguished Service Medal to Admiral Sidney Souers



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