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COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

HARRY FLOOD BYRD, Virginia, Chairman ROBÈRT S. KERR, Oklahoma

JOHN J. WILLIAMS, Delaware J. ALLEN FREAR, JR., Delaware

FRANK CARLSON, Kansas RUSSELL B. LONG, Louisiana

WALLACE F. BENNETT, Utah GEORGE A. SMATHERS, Florida

JOHN MARSHALL BUTLER, Maryland CLINTON P. ANDERSON, New Mexico NORRIS COTTON, New Hampshire PAUL H. DOUGLAS, Illinois

CARL T. CURTIS, Nebraska
ALBERT GORE, Tennessee
HERMAN E. TALMADGE, Georgia
EUGENE J. MCCARTHY, Minnesota
VANCE HARTKE, Indiana

ELIZABETH B. SPRINGER, Chief Clerk

ONO A12 23:AANGU

CONTENTS

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Text of H.R. 7650.-

Analysis prepared by the staff of the House Committee on Veterans'

Affairs

Reports:

Bureau of the Budget---

Veterans' Administration.

Statements:
Buchanan, Thomas R., chairman of the Committee on Affairs of

Veterans and Servicemen of the National Association of Life

Underwriters.
Edmondson, Hon. Ed, a Representative in Congress from the State of

Oklahoma.

Fletcher, Edythe M., national president, Widows of World War I,

Inc.
Gunn, Mrs. Charles W., national president, American Legion Aux-

iliary
Holden, John R., legislative director, AMVETS.
Hopper, Merle E., chairman, national legislative committee, Veterans

of World War I of the U.S.A., Inc.; accompanied by Fred J. Hollen-

beck, national commander, Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.
Ketchum, Omar B., director, National Legislation and Rehabilitation

Services Veterans of Foreign Wars.--

Langer, Hon. William, United States Senator from the State of North

Dakota...
Mazur, Joseph A., chairman, Veteran and Armed Forces Affairs Com-

mission, American Veterans Committee; accompanied by Irvin
Lechliter, executive director, American Veterans Committee ---

Moore, Preston J., national commander, the American Legion; ac-

companied by Mrs. Charles W. Gunn, national president, American

Legion Auxiliary; Robert M. McCurdy, chairman, National Reha-

bilitation Commission; William F. Hauck, director, Washington

office; Miles D. Kennedy, director, National Legislative Commis-

sion; John J. Corcoran, director, National Rehabilitation Commis-

sion; James V. Day, director, National Public Relations Commis-

sion; Clarence H. Olson, assistant director, National Legislative

Commission; John S. Mears, legislative representative, National

Legislative Commission; Charles W. Stevens, assistant director,

National Rehabilitation Commission; Edward McGrail, assistant

director, program management, National Rehbailitation Commis-

sion; Warren MacDonald, research analyst, National Rehabilition

Commission; Edward Golembieski, chief of claims, National Reha-

bilitation Commission, and Michael M. Markowitz, rehabilitation

director, Department of Pennsylvania, the American Legion---

Stans, Hon. Maurice H., Director of the Bureau of the Budget.
Taylor, F. B., quartermaster-adjustant, Veterans of World War I,

Department of Virginia
Whittier, Hon. Sumner G., Administrator of the Veterans' Adminis-

tration; accompanied by William J. Driver, benefits chief director,
Department of Veterans Benefits

Williams, Judge David B., national commander, Disabled American

Veterans; accompanied by Joseph R. Harold, executive assistant;

Elmer M. Freudenberger, acting national director of legislation;

and John W. Burris, national director of employment relations,

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Amendments suggested by Hon. William Langer, U.S. Senator from the Page
State of North Dakota..

92

Comparison of H.R. 6432 with H.R. 7650-

20

Comparison of H.R. 7650 and H.R. 6432 with present law--

18, 19

Letters:

Barracks No. 1836, Bethany, Mo., to Hon. Clinton P. Anderson.

93

Bird, Henry, commander, third district, Department of Idaho,

Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A., Inc., Payette, Idaho, to

committee..

98

Costello, John S., adjutant, Kootenai Post No. 14, Coeur d'Alene,

Idaho, to chairman..

Fetzer, S. Rea, legislative officer, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the

U.S. Department of New Jersey, Trenton, N.J., to chairman - 100

Henderson, Floyd E., Commissioner of Veterans Affairs, State of

North Dakota, to Hon. William Langer.--

94

Hollenbeck, Fred J., National Commander, Veterans of World War I

of the U.S.A., and enclosure, to committee.-

89

Kramer, Douglas D., department commander, the American Legion,

Department of Idaho, Twin Falls, Idaho, to chairman -

99

Langer, Hon. William, U.S. Senator from the State of North Dakota,

and enclosures, to chairman.

91

Markowitz, Michael M., rehabilitation director, the American Legion,

Department of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pa., to chairman.-

104

Miles, Clarence R., manager, legislative department, Chamber of

Commerce of the United States, to chairman..

102

Neufeld, Ben, State chairman, California State Council of the Amer-

ican Veterans Committee, Berkeley, Calif., to chairman -

103

Nichols, Albert R., senior vice commander, Department of Idaho,

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.,

Inc., to chairman..

96

Sherry, Raymond E., commander, Veterans of World War I, District

6, Department of Idaho, to chairman.

95

Valdes, Felix D., secretary, Montezuma Barracks No. 615, Taos,

N. Mex., to Hon. Dennis Chavez....

98

Wood, Thomas B., State president, Idaho Pension Union, Inc., Coeur

d'Alene, Idaho, to chairman..

101

Yaun, J. Clifton, Sr., Yaun Manufacturing Co., Inc., Baton Rouge,

La., to chairman.

108

Projected pension costs.

Resolution of the Veterans of World War I of the State of Virginia..

52

Suggested changes in H.R. 7650 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars..

48

Total membership of the Veterans of World War I of the U.S.A.

79

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