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AN ACT TO AMEND THE SERVICEMEN’S READJUST-

MENT ACT OF 1944 TO PROVIDE FOR A
READJUSTMENT ALLOWANCE FOR ALL

VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II

OCTOBER 8, 9, 10, 11, AND 12, 1945

Printed for the use of the Committee on Finance

UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1945

77877

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

WALTER F. GEORGE, Georgia, Chairman DAVID I, WALSH, Massachusetts

ROBERT M. LA FOLLETTE, JR., Wisconsin ALBEN W. BARKLEY, Kentucky

ARTHUR H. VANDENBERG, Michigan TOM CONNALLY, Texas

ROBERT A. TAFT, Ohio JOSIAH W. BAILEY, North Carolina

JOHN THOMAS, Idaho HARRY FLOOD BYRD, Virginia

HUGH A. BUTLER, Nebraska PETER G. GERRY, Rhode Island

EUGENE D. MILLIKIN, Colorado JOSEPH F. GUFFEY, Pennsylvania

OWEN BREWSTER, Maine EDWIN C. JOHNSON, Colorado

HARLAN J. BUSHFIELD, South Dakota
GEORGE L. RADCLIFFE, Maryland

ALBERT W. HAWKES, New Jersey
SCOTT W. LUCAS, Illinois
BRIEN MCMAHON, Connecticut

CHRISTIE B. KENNEDY, Clerk

SUBCOMMITTEE ON VETERANS' LEGISLATION

EDWIN C. JOHNSON, Colorado, Chairman WALTER F. GEORGE, Georgia

ROBERT M. LA FOLLETTE, JR., Wisconsin DAVID I. WALSH, Massachusetts

EUGENE D, MILLIKIN, Colorado TOM CONNALLY, Texas

HUGH BUTLER, Nebraska SCOTT W. LUCAS, Illinois

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CONTENTS

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Statement oft

Page

Addison, F. G., Jr., president, Security Savings and Commercial Bank,

Washington, D. C--

355

Ahrend, Corp. John J.

153
Armstrong, Stuart M., advertising manager, National Radio Institute-- 176
Bernstein, Meyer, assistant to Clayton S. Goldstein, chairman of the
CIO veterans' committee--

315
Bodfish, Morton, executive vice president, United States Savings and
Loan League, Chicago, Ill__

167

Bradley, Gen. Omar N., Administrator of Veterans Affairs, accom-

panied by E. E. Odom, Solicitor, Veterans' Administration; and H.

V. Stirling, Assistant Administrator for Vocational Rehabilitation

and Education, Veterans Administration ---

28

Brannan, Charles F., Assistant Secretary of Agriculture, accompanied

by J. E. Wells, Jr., Deputy Governor, Farm Credit Administration,

and Robert W. Hudgens, Associate Administrator, Farm Security

Administration..

261

Brown, Francis J., American Council on Education, Washington, D. C-

118

Chiasson, Helen K., New York City --

148

Collins, Maurice, Director, Finance Service, Veterans' Administration,

accompanied by Edward E. Odom, Solicitor, and Francis X. Pavesich,

Chief, Loan Guaranty Division, Veterans' Administration -

61

Davis, Chester R., chairman, American Bankers Association, com-
mittee on service for veterans.

348

Dilweg, Hon. La Vern R., as counsel for the National Home Study Coun-

ci", accompanied by Dr. J. S. Noffsinger, also of the National Home

Study Council

180

Eason, George M., president, National Savings and Loan League_- 357
Ferguson, Abner H., Washington manager of United States Savings
and Loan League -

360

Griggs, Gresham, Community Advisory Service Center, Bridgeport,

Conn.-

157

Haley, Frank, representing the Military Order of the Purple Heart.. 131

Ketchum, Omar B., national legislative representative, Veterans of

Foreign Wars of the United States_

219

Kraabel, T. 0., director, national rehabilitation committee, American

Legion

116

Kreutz, Oscar R., executive manager, National Savings and Loan
League

359

McDonald, Ralph, executive secretary, department of higher educa-

tion, National Education Association --

288

McHale, Edward J., executive secretary of the American Veterans

Committee

325

Meredith L. Douglas, vice president of the National Life Insurance Co.

of Vermont--

315

Merrifield, Fred R., Farm Credit Administration.

285

Neill, Tom, director of veterans' activities for the United Electrical,

Radio, and Machine Workers of America, CIO_

322

Owens, Col. Robert H., supervisor, veterans' education division, Cleve-

land, Ohio, public-school system, representing the National Education

Association.

302

Rice, Millard W., national service director, Disabled American Vet-

erans.

234

Satterfield, Dave E., Jr., Life Insurance Association of America..

311
Simpson, Col. Sidney Post, educational adviser, veterans programs of
the Practicing Lat Institute..

134

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205

108
361

339

136

Exhibits—Continued

Sprayberry, F. L., Sprayberry Academy of Radio, Pueblo, Colo---
Taylor, Col. John Thomas, Director, national legislative committee, the

American Legion.
Walker, Oliver, president, Walker & Dunlop, Inc.--
Williams, George L., manager of the State-wide Housing Loan Service

of Columbia, S. C----
Exhibits:

American Bar Association, memorandum of the section of legal educa-

tion and admissions to the bar..
American Institute of Accountants, New York, N. Y., letter to Colonel

Simpson, dated October 1, 1945.

American Medical Association, telegram to Colonel Simpson -

American Veterans Committee, statement-

Baruch report on veterans' matters to Gen. Omar N. Bradley, dated

August 16, 1945_-

Belser, Clinch Heyward, Fort Myer, Va., letter--

Board of Governors of tee Federal Reserve System :

Letter to Senator Walter F. George, dated April 30, 1945-

Letter to Senator Walter F. George, dated September 17, 1945.

Bradley, Gen. Omar N. :

Letter reporting on S. 794, enclosing proposed amendments-

Letter to Director, Bureau of the Budget, dated September 14, 1945,

re H. R. 3749 and H. R. 3119_

Bureau of the Budget:

Letter dated September 14, 1945, enclosing memorandum re H. R.

3119 and H. R. 3749_

Letter to Gen. Omar N. Bradley, dated September 26, 1945, re

H. R. 3749 and H. R. 3119_

Capitol Radio Engineering Institute, Washington, D. C., letter.

Committee on Postwar Medical Service, statement of the Subcommittee

on Education of Physician Veterans.

Department of Agriculture, report on H. R. 3749 to Director, Bureau

of the Budget---

Dilweg, Hon. La Vern R., statement before the Committee on World

War Veterans' Legislation --

H. R. 3537

H. R. 3749

Hines, Gen. Frank T.:

Letter to Director, Bureau of the Budget, dated July 24, 1945_-

Letter to Hon. John E. Rankin, dated July 16, 1945, enclosing an

analysis of and recommended amendments to H. R. 3749_

Letter to Senator Walter F. George, dated July 19, 1945-

Ketchum, Omar B., proposed new title III to Servicemen's Readjust-

ment Act of 1944_.

Magnuson, Hon. Warren G., letter-

Massachusetts Department of Veterans of Foreign Wars, letter to Sen-

ator Saltonstall dated September 20, 1945_-.

National Academy of Broadcasting, Washington, D. C., letter--

National Catholic Welfare Conference, department of education,

letter--

National Lawyers Guild, New York, N. Y., letter to Senator Edwin

Johnson, dated October 4, 1945_
Noffsinger, J. D., director, National Home Study Council, Washington,

D. C., letter enclosing list of correspondence schools and standards

of the National Home Study Council ---

Pepper, Hon. Claude, extension of remarks in the Senate of the United

States, July 28, 1945, entitled “Policies and Objectives of the Dis-

abled American Veterans”.

Practicing Law Institute, New York, N. Y., statement entitled “Edu-

94

93

137

195

cational Needs of Lawyer Veterans”.

R. L. Willis & Co., Kansas City, Mo., telegram -

Regular Veterans Association, Washington, D. C., letter-

S. 291.

S. 487

139

366

363

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S. 738_--

S. 742_

S. 781

S. 795_

S. 826_

S. 850_

S. 866_

S. 974_

S. 1031.

S. 1176_

S. 1202

S. 1324

St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo., letter..

Standard Factors Corp., New York, N. Y., telegram.-
Taylor, Col. John Thomas, list of names of the advisers and counselors

from the lending agencies-
Treasury Department report on H. R. 3749_
University of Oklahoma Board of Regents, Norman, Okla., telegram.-
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis., letter to Senator La Follette

dated October 10, 1945_---

Veterans Employment Service, Phoenix, Ariz., letter

Wisconsin Central State Teachers College, Stevens Point, Wis., letter

to Senator La Follette, dated October 9, 1945_

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301

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