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COMPENSATION AND PENSION BILLS FOR

VETERANS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS

BEFORE THE

HEARINGS 4 Ari 15

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SUBCOMMITTEE ON
COMPENSATION AND PENSION

OF THE

COMMITTEE ON VETERANS' AFFAIRS

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

EIGHTY-THIRD CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

ON

H. R. 30, 31, 34, 38, 47, 52, 56, 260, 264, 340, 341,
345,617, 1047, 1065, 1078, 1297, 1305, 1413, 1536,
1604, 1930, 2003, 2101, 2140, 2338, 2462, 2744,
2748, 2869, 3372, 3493, 3503, 3548, 3601, 3772,
3916, 4445, 4596, 4608, 4668, 5012, 5483, 5711,
5828, 5853, 6181, 6231, 6579, 6867, 6931, 6932,
6934, 7300, 7534, 7535, 7540, 7603, 7705, 7712,
7783, 7784, 7812, 7903, 7919, 8041, 8488, 8567,

8569, 8632, 8662, 8682
BILLS PROVIDING BENEFITS FOR SERVICE-CONNECTED
AND NON-SERVICE-CONNECTED VETERANS

AND THEIR DEPENDENTS

RECOGNIZING WAAC SERVICE FOR PURPOSE

OF VA LAWS

MARCH 31, APRIL 1, 2, AND 6, 1954

U.S.C
Printed for the use of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

Pages of all hearings are numbered cumulatively to permit a
comprehensive index at the end of the Congress. Page numbers
lower than those in this hearing refer to other legislation.

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COMMITTEE ON VETERANS' AFFAIRS

EDITH NOURSE ROGERS, Massachusetts, Chairman BERNARD W. (PAT) KEARNEY, New York OLIN E. TEAGUE, Texas WILLIAM H. AYRES, Ohio

JOE L. EVINS, Tennessee E. ROSS ADAIR, Indiana

W.J. BRYAN DORN, South Carolina WILLIAM L. SPRINGER, Mlinois

ROBERT T. SECREST, Ohio WINSTON L. PROUTY, Vermont

ELIZABETH KEE, West Virginia EDMUND P. RADWAN, New York

GEORGE 8. LONG, Louisiana RUSSELL V. MACK, Washington

HARLAN HAGEN, California JOHN P. SAYLOR, Pennsylvania

JAMES A. BYRNE, Pennsylvania EDWARD J. BONIN, Pennsylvania

BRADY GENTRY, Texas PETER FRELINGHUYSEN, JR., New Jersey D. R. (BILLY) MATTHEWS, Florida WILLIAM S. MAILLIARD, California

ED EDMONDSON, Oklahoma PAUL A. FINO, New York

ARMISTEAD I. SELDEN, JR., Alabama ALBERT W. CRETELLA, Connecticut WILLIAM H. NATCHER, Kentucky

LESTER R. JOHNSON, Wisconsin
KARL STANDISA, Chief Clerk

SUBCOMMITTEES
ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE IN THE VETERANS' ADMINISTRATION

E. ROSS ADAIR, Indiana, Chairman PAUL A. FINO, New York

JAMES A. BYRNE, Pennsylvania
ALBERT W. CRETELLA, Connecticut

ARMISTEAD I. SELDEN, JR., Alabama
LESTER R. JOHNSON, Wisconsin

COMPENSATION AND PENSION

EDMUND P. RADWAN, New York, Chairman JOHN P. SAYLOR, Pennsylvania

W.J. BRYAN DORN, South Carolina WILLIAM S. MAILLIARD, California

ROBERT T.SECREST, Ohio
WILLIAM H. NATCHER, Kentucky

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

WILLIAM L. SPRINGER, Illinois, Chairman E. ROSS ADAIR, Indiana

OLIN E. TEAGUE, Texas EDMUND P. RADWAN, New York

HARLAN HAGEN, California

HOSPITALS

BERNARD W. (PAT) KEARNEY, New York, Chairman JOHN P. SAYLOR, Pennsylvania

JOE L. EVINS, Tennessee PETER FRELINGHUYSEN, JR., New Jersey ROBERT T. SECREST, Ohio WILLIAM S. MAILLIARD, California

ELIZABETH KEE, West Virginia ALBERT W. CRETELLA, Connecticut

GEORGE S. LONG, Louisiana

HOUSING

WILLIAM H. AYRES, Ohio, Chairman WINSTON L. PROUTY, Vermont

OLIN E. TEAGUE, Texas EDWARD J. BONIN, Pennsylvania

ED EDMONDSON, Oklahoma

INSURANCE

WINSTON L. PROUTY, Vermont, Chairman EDWARD J. BONIN, Pennsylvania

D. R. (BILLY) MATTHEWS, Florida PAUL A. FINO, New York

ARMISTEAD I. SELDEN, JR., Alabama

SPANISH WAR

RUSSELL V. MACK, Washington, Chairman
PETER FRELINGHUYSEN, JR., New Jersey GEORGE S. LONG, Louisiana
PAUL A. FINO, New York

BRADY GENTRY, Texas

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American Legion:

Page Kennedy, Miles D., legislative director.

4713-4740 Kraabel, T. O., director of rehabilitation..

4713-4740 Shapiro, Dr. H. D., senior medical consultant.

4713-4740 Stevens, Charles W., assistant director, national rehabilitation - 4713-4740 AMVETS: Holden, John R., acting national legislative director.- 4740-4743 Arthritis, presumption.

4775
Ayres, Hon. William H., statement of
Bentley, Hon. Alvin M., statement of.

4670–4671
Bernstein, Howard. (See Veterans' Administration.)
Birdsall, Guy H. (See Veterans’ Administration.)
Blatnik, Hon. John A., statement of.

4675
Brooks, Henry C. (See Veterans' Administration.)
Burial benefits.

4756-4758, 4792 Cash, Chester. (See DAV.) Chief Clerk (Karl Standish)

4670, 4710, 4727, 4762 Clark, Omer, W. (See DAV.) Cochrane, George W., letter of..

4672-4673 Compensation table, disability:

4797-4798 Compensation, veterans receiving via rate of disability

4802-4803 Davis, Hon. James C., statement of_

4674 Department of the Army, reports--

4615-4619 Depo nent of Labor, reports...

4578–4579 Department of State, reports.

4553–4554 Disabled American Veterans: Cash, Chester, assistant director of claims--

4763–4771 Clark, Omer W., national director of legislation.

4763–4771 Hogan, Cicero F., national director of claims..

4763-4771 Disbursements for veterans' benefits, June 30, 1953

4803 Dorn, Hon. W. J. Bryan.

4679, 4684, 4771
Downer, Adin M. (See VFW.)
Dyess, Dr. W. B. (See Veterans' Administration.)
Eastern Paralyzed Veterans' Association, statement of...

4699 Elliott, Hon. Carl, statement of

4685–4687 Fino, Hon. Paul A., letter of...

4672 Gross, Hon. H. R., statement of..

4709 Hagen, Hon. Harlan, statement of_

4756–4757 Hagen, Hon. Harold C., statement of_

4675–4676 Hébert, Hon. F. Edward, statement of

4687-4689 Hillings, Hon. Patrick J., statement of_

4672 History of service-connected compensation.

Facing 4796
Hoeven, Hon. Charles B., letter and statement of.

4671-4672
Hogan, Cicero F. (See DAV.)
Holden, John R. (See AMVETS.)
Hosmer, Hon. Craig, statement of, and correspondence..

4689-4696 Howell, Hon. Charles R., letters of..

4673-4674 Income limitation on pensions--

4789–4790 Inman, Edward K., editor, National Tribune, letter of.

4812-4813 Japanese and German nationals, payments to.

4695–4696 Kennedy, Miles D. (See American Legion.) Ketchum, Omar B. (See VFW.)

Knapp, Donald C. (See Veterans' Administration.) o Kraabel, T. O. (See American Legion.) Lane, Hon. Thomas J., statement of

4696-4699 Lipscomb, Hon. Glenard P., letter of..

4671 McCarthy, Hon. Eugene J., statement of

4684–4685 McGee, Morris G. (See Eastern Paralyzed Veterans’ Association).

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COMPENSATION AND PENSION BILLS FOR

VETERANS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS

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HEARINGS

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Copy ----1954 SUBCOMMITTEE ON COMPENSATION AND PENSION

OF THE

COMMITTEE ON VETERANS' AFFAIRS

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

EIGHTY-THIRD CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

ON

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H. R. 30, 31, 34, 38, 47, 52, 56, 260, 264, 340, 341,
345,617, 1047, 1065, 1078, 1297, 1305, 1413, 1536,
1604, 1930, 2003, 2101, 2140, 2338, 2462, 2744,
2748, 2869, 3372, 3493, 3503, 3548, 3601, 3772,
3916, 4445, 4596, 4608, 4668, 5012, 5483, 5711,
5828, 5853, 6181, 6231, 6579, 6867, 6931, 6932,
6934, 7300, 7534, 7535, 7540, 7603, 7705, 7712,
7783, 7784, 7812, 7903, 7919, 8041, 8488, 8567,

8569, 8632, 8662, 8682
BILLS PROVIDING BENEFITS FOR SERVICE-CONNECTED
AND NON-SERVICE-CONNECTED VETERANS

AND THEIR DEPENDENTS

RECOGNIZING WAAC SERVICE FOR PURPOSE

OF VA LAWS

MARCH 31, APRIL 1, 2, AND 6, 1954

U.S.O
Printed for the use of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

Pages of all hearings are numbered cumulatively to permit a
comprehensive index at the end of the Congress. Page numbers
lower than those in this hearing refer to other legislation.

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