Truman Commission Reorganizes Executive Branch

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Truman - Commissions - Commission to Reorganize the Executive Branch

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President Harry S. Truman (seated center) is flanked by members of a 12-man commission engaged in a study to increase the efficiency of the Executive Branch of the government. Front, L to R: George H. Mead, Dayton, Ohio; former President Herbert Hoover; President Truman; Joseph P. Kennedy; and Senator John J. McClellan (D-Arkansas). Rear, L to R: Representative Clarence J. Brown (R-O); Secretary of Defense James V. Forrestal; Arthur S. Flemming, Civil Service Commission; Secretary of State Dean Acheson; James Rowe; and Representative Carter Manasco (D-Alabama). From: Houston Post.
September 29, 1947