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HEARINGS

BEFORE

THE COMMITTEE ON
WORLD WAR VETERANS' LEGISLATION

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

SEVENTY-SIXTH CONGRESS

THIRD SESSION

ON

H. R. 1008, H. R. 2288, H. R. 2289, H. R. 2650
H. R. 2891, H. R. 4793, H. R. 7558, H. R. 7560
H. R. 7593, H. R. 7697, H. R. 7705, H. R. 7707
H. R. 7764, H. R. 7873, H. R. 7874, H. R. 7894
H. R. 7895, H. R. 7896, H. R. 7925, H. R. 7939

H. R. 7977, H. R. 8355

TO AMEND CERTAIN LAWS AND VETERANS REGULATIONS

AFFECTING WORLD WAR VETERANS

AND THEIR DEPENDENTS

Printed for the use of the
Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation

UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON: 1940

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COMMITTEE ON WORLD WAR VETERANS' LEGISLATION

JOHN E. RANKIN, Mississippi, Chairman HAROLD K. CLAYPOOL, Ohio

EDITH NOURSE ROGERS, Massachusetts: JERRY VOORHIS, California

ALBERT J. ENGEL, Michigan JOE B. BATES, Kentucky

JAMES C. OLIVER, Maine GEORGE M. GRANT, Alabama

JAMES E. VAN ZANDT, Pennsylvania E. C. GATHINGS, Arkansas

CHARLES L. GERLACH, Pennsylvania JOSEPH A. MCARDLE, Pennsylvania JOHN G. ALEXANDER, Minnesota JOSEPH R. BRYSON, South Carolina HARRY N. ROUTZOHN, Ohio WILBURN CARTWRIGHT, Oklahoma

LEONARD W. HALL, New York
J. HARDIN PETERSON, Florida
ALBERT S. CAMP, Georgia

II

TBRARY OF CONGRESS
MAR 2 7 1940

DIVISION OF DOCUMENTS

A43
1940

Antits

INDEX

Bailey, Eldon L., Director, Dependents Claims Service, Veterans' Pago
Administration --

269–272
Brown, George E., Director, Veterans Claims Service, Veterans' Admin-
istration

234–236, 239, 240, 256, 266, 267
Brown, Otis N., commander in chief, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the
United States

3442
Bull, Cornelius H., American Veterans Association -

51, 190–200
Church, Herbert A., legislative chairman, the Military Order of the Purple
Heart-

186
Chittenden, Leroy P., national educational director, Regular Veterans
Association---

177-180
Cliff, E. V. (Pat), chairman, national rehabilitation committee, the Amer-
ican Legion

55
Corwith, Mrs. William H., president, the American Legion Auxiliary--

14
Fawcett, Mrs. Roberta, national legislative chairman, Ladies' Auxiliary
to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States--

42-48
Felter, Mrs. Bertha F., representing nurses' organizations---

53
Hines, Gen. Frank T., Administrator, Veterans' Administration -

52,

205–234, 236, 316-317
Jennings, Irving, chairman, national legislative committee, the American

Legion---
Kelly, Raymond J., national commander, the American Legion ---

9-14
Kirby, Capt. Thomas, legislative representative, Disabled American Vet-
erans of the World War..

15-19, 85–108
McCormack, Hon. John W., Representative in Congress from Massachu-
setts

180_186
Miller, Capt. Watson B., director, national rehabilitation committee, the
American Legion

48, 56–84
Rankin, Hon. John E., chairman, Committee on World War Veterans'
Legislation -

1
Rice, Millard W., legislative representative, Veterans of Foreign Wars of
the United States--

19–34, 109–175, 317–319
Taylor, Col. John Thomas, director, national legislative committee, the
American Legion

1-9
Welch, Hon. Richard J., Representative in Congress from California--- 200–204
Williams, Mrs. George Walter, president, American Gold Star Mothers--- 49–51

14

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