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PROVIDING STATUTORY AWARDS FOR ARRESTED TUBERCULOSIS; INCREASING INCOME LIMITATIONS FOR PENSION PURPOSES; AND GRANTING PRESUMPTIVE SERVICE

CONNECTION FOR TROPICAL DISEASES

HEARINGS

STANFORD
LIBRARIES

BEFORE THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON COMPENSATION AND PENSIONS

OF THE
COMMITTEE ON VETERANS' AFFAIRS
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

EIGHTIETH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON
H. R. 295, H. R. 460, H. R. 1200, H. R. 1352, H. R. 1453, H. R. 1696
H. R. 2499, H. R. 2566, H. R. 2621, H. R. 2903, H. R. 3349, H. R. 3418

H. R. 3437, H. R. 3439, and H. R. 3650
BILLS PROVIDING STATUTORY AWARDS OR RATINGS FOR
ARRESTED TUBERCULOSIS; RAISING INCOME LIMI-
TATIONS ON PENSIONS FOR WAR VETERANS
AND DEPENDENTS; AND GRANTING PRE-
SUMPTIVE SERVICE CONNECTION
FOR TROPICAL DISEASES

P138-33

JUNE 5, 12, AND 19, 1947

Printed for the use of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

ANE

JUL 8 11947

UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1947

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SUBCOMMITTEE ON COMPENSATION AND PENSIONS OF THE

COMMITTEE ON VETERANS' AFFAIRS

FRANK A. MATHEWS, JR., New Jersey, Chairman RICHARD B. VAIL, Illinois

MELVIN PRICE, Illinois
GEORGE W. SARBACHER, JR., Pennsylvania HAROLD D. DONOHUE, Massachusetts

KARL STANDISH, Clerk
II.

CONTENTS

Statement of-

Page

Blatnik, Hon. John A., Representative in Congress from the State of

Minnesota.-

14

Brooks, Henry Q., Assistant Director, Veterans Claims Service,

Veterans' Administration --

52, 63

Camp, Quintus E., assistant national director of Claims, Disabled

American Veterans.-

24, 58, 86

Floyd, Wm. M., national commander, Regular Veterans' Associa-

tion..

35, 59

Hedrick, Hon. E. H., Representative in Congress from the State of

West Virginia --

37

Johnson, Hon. Noble J., Representative in Congress from the State of

Indiana.

80

Kraabel, T. O., national director, national rehabilitation committee,

the American Legion --

McLaughlin, Robert E., legislative consultant, American Veterans of

World War II..

28, 84

Mills, Hon. Wilbur D., Representative in Congress from the State of

Arkansas.

39

Morrison, James H., Representative in Congress from the State of

Louisiana

44

Most, Dr. Harry, consultant to the Department of Medicine and

Surgery, Veterans' Administration...

45

Patterson, Hon. James T., Representative in Congress from the State

of Connecticut..

Reinmuth, Edward, Chief of Field Operations Division, Dependents

and Beneficiaries Claims Service, Veterans' Administration.

89

Richter, Elmer P., chief of claims, Veterans of Foreign Wars.

27

Sapero, Capt. James J., Medical Corps, United States Navy.

50

Shapiro, Dr. H. D., medical consultant, national rehabilitation com-

mittee, the American Legion..

17, 67

Stevens, Charles W., assistant director, national rehabilitation com-

mittee, the American Legion --

20, 29, 57

Stigler, Hon. William G., Representative in Congress from the State

of Oklahoma

11

Sullivan, Francis M., national legislative director, Disabled American,

Veterans.

24

The Gold Star Society of American War Widows and Orphans-

92

Williamson, John C., assistant legislative director, Veterans of Foreign

Wars-

79

Wilson, Hon. Earl, Representative in Congress from the State of

Indiana.

42

Wolford, Dr. Roy A., Assistant Chief, Tuberculosis Division, Depart-

ment of Medicine and Surgery, Veterans' Administration.-

65

Wood, Dr. Clayton, medical supervisor, Disabled American Veter-

24

Exhibits:

H. R. 295.

H. R. 460

H. R. 1200

H. R. 1352.

H. R. 1453

H. R: 1696.

H. R. 2499.

H. R. 2566

H. R. 2621.

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