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Vetoed March 26, 1945. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on
Claims, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 123. (91 Cong.
Rec. 2784).
Veto unchallenged.

HARRY S. TRUMAN

President Truman vetoed 250 bills, of which 180
were regular vetoes and 70 were pocket vetoes.
Twelve were overridden (Nos. 1856, 1877, 1901,
1902, 1903, 1905, 1937, 1986, 1989, 2001, 2006,
2016).
Seventy-ninth Congress, First Session

Regular Vetoes 1771 S. 311.

For the relief of Philip Kleinman.
Vetoed July 17, 1945. The veto message was laid
before the Senate, referred to the Committee on
Claims, and printed as S. Doc. No. 74. (91 Cong.
Rec. 7588).
Veto unchallenged.

1772 S. 693.

For the relief of the Saunders Memorial Hospital.
Vetoed December 18, 1945. The veto message was
laid before the Senate, referred to the Committee
on Claims, and printed as S. Doc. No. 130. (91 Cong.
Rec. 12262).
Veto unchallenged.

1773

H.R. 259.
For the relief of Leo Gottlieb.
Vetoed July 21, 1945. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on
Claims, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 278. (91
Cong. Rec. 8322).
Veto unchallenged.

1774

H.R. 912.
For the relief of William H. Shultz.
Vetoed July 2, 1945. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on

Before his death, President Roosevelt vetoed H.R. 249 and H.R. 946 of the Seventy-ninth Congress. All other vetoes in this Congress were by President Truman.

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Claims, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 255. (91 Cong.
Rec. 7188).
Veto unchallenged.

1775 H.R. 952.

For the relief of the Morgan Creamery Co.
Vetoed July 31, 1945. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on
Claims, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 277. (91
Cong. Rec. 8323).
Veto

unchallenged.

1776 H.R. 1016.

For the relief of Capt. Millard L. Treadwell.
Vetoed May 31, 1945. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on
Claims, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 214. (91
Cong. Rec. 5460).
Veto unchallenged.

1777 H.R. 1303.

For the relief of Daniel D. O'Connell and Almon B.
Stewart.
Vetoed November 12, 1945. The veto message was
laid before the House, referred to the Committee on
Claims, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 377. (91 Cong.
Rec. 10609).
Veto unchallenged.

1778 H.R. 1512.

To amend section 9 of the Pay Readjustment Act of
1942 (Public Law 607) by providing for the compu-
tation of double-time credits awarded between 1898
and 1912 in determining retired pay.
Vetoed December 3, 1945. The veto message was
laid before the House, referred to the Committee on
Military Affairs, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 382.
(91 Cong. Rec. 11331).
Veto unchallenged.

1779 H.R. 1634.

For the relief of the city of Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Vetoed September 27, 1945. The veto message was
laid before the House, referred to the Committee on
Claims, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 292. (91 Cong.
Rec. 9086).
Veto unchallenged.

1780 H.R. 1856.

For the relief of Southwestern Drug Co.
Vetoed July 31, 1945. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on
Claims, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 274. (91 Cong.
Rec. 8323).
Veto unchallenged

1781 H.R. 1862.

Relating to the rank of chiefs of bureaus in the
Navy Department, and for other purposes.
Vetoed December 17, 1945. The veto message was
laid before the House, referred to the Committee
on Naval Affairs, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 389.
(91 Cong. Rec. 12202).
Veto unchallenged.

1782 H.R. 1877.

For the relief of Major William Peyton Tidwell.
Vetoed May 31, 1945. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on
Claims, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 215. (91 Cong.
Rec. 5460).
Veto unchallenged.

1783 H.R. 1917.

For the relief of John R. Jennings.
Vetoed July 6, 1945. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on
Claims, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 259. (91
Cong. Rec. 7368).
Veto

unchallenged.

1784

H.R. 2055.
For the relief of Ben Grunstein.
Vetoed April 19, 1945. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on
Claims, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 146. (91
Cong. Rec. 3577).
Veto unchallenged.

1785 H.R. 2158.

For the relief of the Cowden Manufacturing Com-
pany.
Vetoed July 3, 1945. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on
Claims, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 256.' (91
Cong. Rec. 7226).
Veto

unchallenged.

1786

H.R. 2518.
To adjudicate the claim of the Eastern Contracting
Company against the United States.
Vetoed December 17, 1945. The veto message was
laid before the House, referred to the Committee on
Claims, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 390. (91 Cong.
Rec. 12202).
Veto unchallenged.

1787 H.R. 2856.

To provide for better enforcement of law within the
District of Columbia, and for other purposes.
Vetoed July 6, 1945. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on
District of Columbia, and printed as H.R. Doc. No.
258. (91 Cong. Rec. 7368).
Veto unchallenged.

1788

H.R. 2930.
For the relief of Dr. J. D. Whiteside and St. Luke's
Hospital.
Vetoed December 18, 1945. The veto message was
laid before the House, referred to the Committee on
Claims, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 391. (91 Cong.
Rec. 12266).
Veto unchallenged.

1789 H.R. 3477.

For the improvement of Savannah Harbor, Ga. Vetoed July 28, 1945. The veto message was laid before the House, referred to the Committee on Rivers and Harbors, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 275. (91 Cong. Rec. 8323).

Veto unchallenged. 1790 H.R. 3549.

To provide for the conveyance of certain Weather
Bureau property to Norwich University, Northfield,
Vt.
Vetoed July 31, 1945. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on Agri-
culture, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 276. (91 Cong.
Rec. 8324).
Veto unchallenged.

1791

H.J. Res. 106.
To amend section 5(k) of the Selective Training and
Service Act of 1940, as amended, with respect to the
deferment of registrants engaged in agricultural occu-
pations or endeavors essential to the war effort.
Vetoed May 3, 1945. The veto message was laid
before the House, referred to the Committee on
Military Affairs, and printed as H.R. Doc. No. 166.
(91 Cong. Rec. 4153-4165).
The House sustained the veto on May 3, 1945 by a
vote of 186 yeas to 177 nays. (91 Cong. Rec. 4164,
4165).
Veto sustained.

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