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Brown, Clarence J., 1893-1965.

First Meeting of the Hoover Commission

This is the first meeting of the Commission on the Organization of the Executive Branch of Government, also known as the Hoover Commission. Standing, left to right: Representative Clarence J. Brown, James V. Forrestal, Arthur S. Flemming, James K. Pollock, Dean G. Acheson, James H. Rowe, and Representative Carter Manasco. Seated, from left to right: George Mead, former President Herbert Hoover, President Harry S. Truman, Joseph P. Kennedy, and Senator John F. McClellan. Same as 58-337 but less cropped.

President Truman with Hoover Commission members

First meeting of the Commission on the Reorganization of the Executive Branch of Government, popularly known as the Hoover Commission. Front Row, left to right: George H. Mead, former President Herbert Hoover, President Harry S. Truman, Joseph P. Kennedy, and Senator John L. McClellan. Back Row, left to right: Clarence Brown, James V. Forrestal, Arthur Flemming, Dean Acheson, James Rowe, and Representative Carter Manasco. Same as 59-1365-1.

Truman Commission Reorganizes Executive Branch

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.