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THE DAILY DIARY OF PRESIDENT GERALD R. FORD
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ACTIVITY
The President had breakfast.
The President talked with the First Lady.
The President went to the Oval Office.
The President went to the barber shop.
The President returned to the Oval Office.
The President went to the South Grounds of the White House.
The President flew by helicopter from the South Grounds to
Andrews AFB, Maryland. For a list of passengers, see
APPENDIX "A."
The President flew by the "Spirit of '76" from Andrews AFB
to Kelly AFB, San Antonio, Texas. For a list of passen­
gers, see APPENDIX "B."
(Actual flying time: 3 hours, 12 minutes)
Note: The President was accompanied by members of the press
throughout his visit to Texas.
The President was greeted by:
Lila Cockrell, Mayor (I-San Antonio, Texas)
Brig. Gen. Phillip C. Gast, USAF, Vice Commander
of the Air Logistics Unit, Kelly AFB, San Antonio,
Texas
Col. Harry W. Taylor, Jr., USAF, Base Commander,
Kelly AFB, San Antonio, Texas
The President, accompanied by Senator John G. Tower (R-Texas)
greeted a delegation of Texas Republican and President
Ford Committee (PFC) leaders. For a list of attendees,
see APPENDIX "C."
The President participated in a question and answer session
with members of the press.
The President went to his motorcade.
Scanned from the President's Daily Diary Collection (Box 81) at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library
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THE DAILY DIARY OF PRESIDENT GERALD R. FORD
DATE (Mo., Day, Yr.)
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The President motored from Kelly AFB
Plaza and Houston Street. He was
Senator Tower
Mayor Cockrell
to The Alamo, Alamo
accompanied by:
The President was greeted by:
Charles J. Long, Curator of The Alamo
Mrs. Charles A. Hall, Chairwoman of The Alamo
Committee
Mrs. Hugh B. (Margaret C.) Lowry, President-General
of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas
The Presidential party participated in a tour of The Alamo.
The Presidential party went to the patio area.
The President greeted approximately 200 guests attending a
reception hosted by the San Antonio Chapter of the
Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
The President went to the holding room.
The President went to the offstage announcement area.
The President went to the platform on The Alamo Plaza. For
a list of platform guests, see APPENDIX "D."
The President was presented with a City Medallion of San
Antonio, Texas by Mayor Cockrell.
The President was introduced by Senator Tower.
The President addressed the crowd gathered for his visit.
The President's remarks were broadcast live over local
television.
The President returned to his motorcade.
The President and Senator Tower motored from The Alamo to the
Hilton Palacio del Rio Hotel, 200 South Alamo Street.
The President was greeted by:
William J. Hunter, General Manager of the Hilton
Palacio del Rio Hotel
Mrs. William J. Hunter
Karen Hunter, daughter
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ACTIVITY
The President was presented with an oil painting of Abraham
Lincoln by Fernado G. Cortez, Bicentennial artist for the
city of San Antonio, Texas.
The President went to the Corte Real Room on the 22nd floor.
The President attended a reception hosted by the Texas
State PFC Finance Committee. For a list of attendees,
see APPENDIX "E."
The President participated in a photo opportunity with Texas
State PFC delegates. For a list of attendees, see
APPENDIX !IF."
The President went to his suite.
The President returned to his motorcade.
The President and Senator Tower motored from the Hilton
Palacio del Rio Hotel to the San Antonio Convention
Center, Market and Alamo Streets.
The President went to the VIP reception room.
The President attended a reception for Texas Republicans.
The President was introduced by Senator Tower.
The President addressed approximately 450 guests attending
the reception.
The President went to the Rehearsal Hall.
The President attended a reception for Texas State PFC staff
and volunteers.
The President was introduced by Arthur Troilo, Jr., Co­
Chairman of the Region IV Texas PFC.
The President addressed approximately 200 guests attending
the reception.
The President returned to his motorcade.
The President and Senator Tower motored from the San Antonio
Convention Center to Kelly AFB.
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The President flew by the "Spirit of
Love Field, Dallas, Texas. For a
APPENDIX "G."
'76" from Kelly AFB
list of passengers,
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see
The President was greeted by:
William A. McKenzie, Republican County Chairman for
Dallas County, Texas
O.H. "Ike" Harris, State Senator (R-Texas)
Robert E. Davis, State Representative (R-Texas)
Robert Maloney, State Representative (R-Texas)
John Whittington, County Judge, Dallas County, Texas
Richard F. Smith, City Councilman, Dallas, Texas
Ruth Nicholson, City Councilwoman, Garland, Texas
Joe Putnam, City Councilman, Irving City, Texas
William Tynes, City Councilman, Irving City, Texas
Raymond Noah, Mayor (R-Richardson, Texas)
The President participated in a question and answer session
with members of the press.
The President returned to his motorcade.
The President motored from Love Field to the Fairmont Hotel,
1609 Ross Avenue. He was accompanied by:
Senator Tower
Mr. McKenzie
The President was greeted by General Manager of the Fairmont
Hotel Julian Abio.
The President attended a Special Management Briefing
sponsored by the School of Business Administration
of Southern Methodist University (SMU).
The President went to the Royal Room.
The President was greeted by:
James H. Zumberge, President of SMU
C. Jackson Grayson Jr., former Dean of the Business
School, SMU, currently Professor of Business, SMU
The President, accompanied by Mr. Zumberge and Mr. Grayson,
went to the platform in the International Ballroom. For
a list of platform guests, see APPENDIX "H."
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The President was introduced by Mr. Zumberge.
5:07 5:20 The President addressed approximately 1,700 guests attending
the briefing including business and civic leaders from the
Greater Dallas Metropolitan area and business students.
5:20 6 :01 The President participated in a question. and answer session.
6:02 The President was presented with a
a walnut plaque by Mr. Grayson.
bronze mustang mounted on
6:05 The President went to the entrance of the Gold Room. He was
accompanied by Trammell Crow, President of Trammell Crow
Real E s t ~ t e , Dallas, Texas and Texas PFC Finance Chairman.
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6:05 The President was greeted by:
Mrs.· Trammell Crow
Ed R. Haggar, Chairman of the Board of the Haggar
Company, Dallas, Texas
6:05 The Presidential party went inside the Gold Room.
6:05 6:32 The President attended
Dallas, Texas PFC.
a fundraising reception hosted by the
6:18 6:26 The President greeted approximately 300 guests attending the
reception.
6:40 The President returned to his suite.
6:50 The President returned to hts motorcade.
6:53 7:20 The President and Senator Tower motored from the Fairmont
Hotel to Arlington Stadium, Copeland Road, Arlington,
Texas.
The President was greeted by:
Brad Corbett, owner of the Texas Rangers baseball
team
Mrs. Brad Corbett
Dan O'Brien, General Manager of the Texas Rangers
baseball team
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The President went to the playing area. He was accompanied
by:
Senator Tower
Mr. Corbett
Mr. O'Brien
The Presidential party went to the Presidential Box.
The President attended the opening season baseball game
between the Texas Rangers and the Minnesota Twins.
The President threw two baseballs to Jim Sunburg, catcher
for the Texas Rangers baseball team.
The President and Mr. Sunburg autographed the baseballs.
The President participated in a photo opportunity with:
Mr. Sunburg
Gene Mauch, Manager of the Minnesota Twins baseball
team
Frank Lucchesi, Manager of the Texas Rangers baseball
team
Mr. Corbett
The President received baseball caps from Mr. Mauch and
Mr. Lucchesi.
The President attended the first inning of the baseball game.
The President returned to his motorcade.
The President and Senator Tower motored from Arlington
Stadium to Texas Stadium, 2401 East Airport Freeway,
Irving, Texas.
The President attended a Law Day Dinner hosted by the Irving,
Texas Bar Association.
The President was greeted by President of the Irving, Texas
Bar Association Martin L. Kahn.
The President, escorted by Mr. Kahn, went to the head table
in the Stadium Club. For a list of head table guests, see
APPENDIX "I. II
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ACTIVITY
The Presidential party had dinner.
The President was introduced by Mr. Kahn.
The President addressed approximately 600 guests attending
the dinner.
The President was presented with a Dallas Cowboy football
jersey by:
Ed "Too Tall" Jones, football player for the Dallas
Cowboys football team
Harvey Martin, football player for the Dallas Cowboys
football team
The President returned to his motorcade.
The President and Senator Tower motored from the Texas
Stadium to the Fairmont Hotel.
The President returned to his suite.
The President talked with the First Lady.
The President was an overnight guest at the Fairmont Hotel,
Dallas, Texas.
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APPENDIX "A"
HELICOPTER MANIFEST
April 9, 1976
FROM: South Grounds, The White House
TO: Andrews AFB, Maryland
The President
Senator John G. Tower (R-Texas), Honorary Chairman, Texas State PFC
Terrence O'Donnell, Aide
Byron M. Cavaney, Jr., Director, Advance Office
Richard B. Cheney, Assistant
Robert T. Hartmann, Counsellor
Ronald H. Nessen, Press Secretary
Rear Adm. William M. Lukash, Physician
Capt. Charles H. Mead, Air Force Aide
William Fitz-Patrick, photographer
APPENDIX "B"
PASSENGER MANIFEST
AIR FORCE ONE 2700
MISSION 438
Andrews AFB, Washington DC
9 Apr 1976 Dep: 8:42am
to San Antonio, TX
A ~ r : 10:55am 3 +13 1420 SM
The President
Senator John G. Tower (R-Texas)
Richard B. Cheney, Assistant
Robert T. Hartmann, Counsellor
Terrence O'Donnell, Aide
Byron M. Cavaney, Jr., Director of the Presidential Advance Office
Ronald H. Nessen, ~ r e s s Secretary
Rear Adm. William M. Lukash, Physician
Capt. Charles Mead, Air Foce Aide
Don Penny Schneider, Consultant
William Fitz-Patrick, photographer
Monica Hearn, Secretary to Senator Tower
Peter Kaye, Press Secretary, President Ford Committee (PFC)
Kathy Berger, Secretary to Mr. Cheney
Kay Clark, Secretary to Mr. Hartmann
SMS Abel Araiza, stenographer
MSG Herbert Oldenburg, baggage handler
MSC Arturo Bautista, valet
R. Keiser
E. Luzania
A. Williams
S. Harrison
USSS R. Mentavlos
D. Henson
P. Ragland
G. Sorrells
T. Mikels
Frank Cormier AP
Helen Thomas UPI
John Durica AP Photo
Frank Cancellare UPI Photo
Frank Gibson NBC Film Crew
Al Hoagland NBC Film Crew
Edward Jennings ABC Radio
Tom DeFrank Newsweek
Tom Brokaw NBC Correspondent
Tom Hagarty NBC
Rudy Abramson L.A. TIMES
APPENDIX "c"
Attendance not confirmed.
DELEGATION OF TEXAS REPUBLICAN AND PRESIDENT FORD COMMITTEE
(PFC) LEADERS.
Kelly AFB, San Antonio, Texas
April 9, 1976
PARTICIPANTS:
Ray Hutchinson, Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas
Mrs. Richard (Polly) Sowell, Vice-Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas
Fred J. Agnich, National Committeeman, Republican National Committee (RNC)
Mrs. Bill (Pat) Archer, National Committeewoman, RNC
Arthur Troilo, Jr., Co-Chairman of the Region IV Texas PFC
Mrs. Libba Barnes, Co-Chairman of the Region IV Texas PFC
Seagal Wheatley, Chairman of the San Antonio, Texas PFC
Mrs. Shirley Green, Co-Chairman of the San Antonio, Texas PFC
Mrs. Eleanor "Ellie" Selig, Deputy Campaign Manager PFC, San Antonio, Texas
APPENDIX liD"
Attendance not confirmed.
THE ALAMO
San Antonio, Texas
April 9, 1976
Platform Guests
Ralph Lantley, President of the Chamber of Commerce of
San Antonio, Texas
The President
Lila Cockrell, Mayor of San Antonio, Texas
Podium
Senator John G. Tower (R-Texas), Honorary Chairman of
the Texas State President Ford Committee (PFC)
Mrs. Vivian Hamlin, Chairman of the Bicentennial Committee
for the City of San Antonio, Texas
Blair Reeves, County Judge, Bexar County, Texas
Back Row:
Francis Furey, eatholic Archbishop for Southern Texas
USSS
Frank Vaughan, County Commissioner, Bexar County, Texas
Mrs. Hugh B. (Margaret C.) Lowry, President General of the
Daughters of the Texas Republic
Mrs. Charles A. Hall, Chairwoman of The Alamo Committee
James Gorman, Member of the Texas State Bicentenni.l Commission
APPENDIX "E"
Attendance confirmed by Mrs.
Burton (Libba) Barnes, PFC
Coordinator, Region IV, Texas.
All present.
RECEPTION HOSTED BY THE TEXAS PFC FINANCE COMMITTEE
Corte Real Room
Hilton Palacio del Rio Hotel
San Antonio,Texas
April 9, 1976
The President
Mr. R.C. Allen, Corpus Christi, Texas
Eugene Ames
H.B. Zachry, Sr.
H.B. Zachry, Jr.
Dr. John Furrh
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mosbacher
Mr. Edwin L. Cox
Trammell Crow
Dr. Oscar Gutderrez
Carl (Skip) Fuhrmann
Mike Dement
Jack Catto
Dr. Robert V. West
Bill Ochse
Mrs. Holt Atherton
Col. and Mrs. Richard Eddleman
Volu
Mrs.
Mrs.
Mrs.
Mrs.
nteers
Carl Fuhrmann
Carl Bohls
John Tate
James Curphy
Mr. and Mrs. Burton Barnes
Alfred Beckman
APPENDIX "F"
Attendance confirmed by
Mrs. Burton (Libba) Barnes,
Region IV Co-Chairman.
All present.
PHOTO OPPORTUNITY WITH TEXAS PFC DELEGATE CANDIDATES AND DISTRICT
COORDINATORS
Palacio del Rio Hotel
Corte Real Room
San Antonio, Texas
April 9, 1976
The President
Arthur Troi10, Jr., Co-Chairman of the Region IV, Texas PFC
Mrs. Burton (Libba) Barnes, Co-Chairman of the Region IV, Texas PFC
District 14
Mrs. Kenneth L. (Joyce) Jarrat, Coordinator, District 14
Delegate Candidates
Donald S. Grawe
Mrs. Patricia Duaine
District 15
Delegate Candidates
Mrs. Leo (Alene) Moses
District 20
Louis P. Terrazas, Coordinator, District 20
Delegate Candidates
Ike S. Kampmann, Jr.
Oscar Vann, Jr.
Mrs. Lois C. White
District 21
Seaga1 Wheatley, Coordinator, District 21
Mrs. Paul M. (Shirley) Green, Coordinator, District 21
Joe Grady Tuck, Coordinator, District 21
Delegate Candidates
Rep. James Nowlin
Dr. Robert V. West, Jr.
continued • . •
Judge Julius R. Neunhoffer
APPENDIX "F" p. 2
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Dis 23
Mrs. Henry (Marjorie) Donegan, Coordinator, District 23
Steve Heinrich, Coordinator, District 23
Delegate Candidates
Mrs. Marvin (Ellie) Selig
Vidal Cantu, Jr.
Charles "Chuck" Raynes
REGION I
District (District 9 attendees are not confirmed.)
Mrs. Howell (Ame1ie) Cobb, Coordinator, District 9
Delegate Candidates
Mrs. O.J. (Leon) Richardson
Mrs. Kris Anne Vogelpohl
Mrs. Howell (Ame1ie) Cobb
District 2
Delegate Candidates
Robert Flournoy
if.S. "Bill" Joiner
District 10
Delegate Candidates
Mrs. Beryl Buckley Milburn
Millard Neptune
Byron Fullerton
Jay Anderson
REGION III
District 7
Delegate Candidates:
Robert Mosbacher
District 8
Delegate Candidates
Mrs. Sue Helbig
Mrs. O.C. (Catherine) Smith
Mrs. Ernest H. Enochs
continued • • .
APPENDIX "F" p. 3
District
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James S. Bowie, Coordinator, District 18
Delegate Candidates
Mrs. Jacqueline Clark
Charles B. \Volfe
District 22
Delegate Candidates
Shell Martin, Coordinator, District 22
R.S. IlShep" McKeithan
Mrs. Iris Collins Eaton
Duffie Monroe
APPENDIX "G"
PASSENGER MANIFEST
AIR FORCE ONE 2700
MISSION 438
San Antonio, TX to Dallas, TX
9 April 1976 Dep: 3:24 p.m. Arr: 4:25 p.m. 1+01
The President
Senator John G. Tower (R-Texas)
Richard B. Cheney, Assistant
Robert T. Hartmann, Counsellor
Ray Hutchinson, Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas
Edwin L. Cox, Chairman of the Board of Governors, Southern Methodist University
Trammel Crow, President of Trammel Crow Real Estate,,;Dallas, Texas and
Finance Chairman of the Texas State PFC
Mrs. Trawnel Crow
Mrs. Malcolm (Beryl) Milburn, Campaign Director of the Texas State PFC
Robert E. Davis,State Representative (R-Texas)
Robert Mosbacher, National Finance Chairman, President Ford Committee
Mrs. Robert Mosbacher
Terrence O'Donnell, Aide
Byron M. Cavaney, Jr., Director of the Presidential Advance Office
Ronald H. Nessen, Press Secretary
Rear Adm. William M. Lukash, Physician
Don Penny Schneider, Consultant
Charles H. Mead, Air Force Aide
William Fitz-Patrick, photographer
Kathy Berger, Secretary to Mr. Cheney
Kay Clark, Secretary to Mr. Hartmann
SMSGT Abel Araiza, stenographer
MSG Herbert Oldenburg, baggage handler
MSC Arturo Bautista, valet
R. Keiser
E. Luzania
A. Williams
USSS S. Harrison
H. Mentavlos
D. Benson
P. Ragland
G. Sorrells
T. Hikels
Howard Benedict
Richard Growald
John Duricka
Frank Cancellare
Frank Gibsoni:'!
Al Hoagland
Edward Jennings
Dean Fischer
Walt Rogers
Tom Hagarty
Arthur Wiese
AP
UPI
AP Photo
UPI Photo
NBC Film Crew
NBC Film Crew
ABC Radio
TIME
AP Radio
NBC
Houston Post
APPENDIX "H"
Attendance not confirmed.
SPECIAL MANAGEMENT BRIEFING SPONSORED BY THE SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
International Ballroom
Fairmont Hotel
Dallas, Texas
April 9, 1976
Platform Guests:
C.A. Tatum, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Southern Methodist
University (SMU)
Senator John G. Tower (R-Texas), Honorary Chairman of the Texas State
President Ford Committee (PFC)
C. Jackson Grayson, Jr. Professor, SMU School of Business Administration
The President
James H. Zumberge, President of SMU
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Alan B. Coleman, Dean of the SMU School of Business Administration
Edwin L. Cox, Chairman of the SMU Board of Governors
Ad1ene Harrison, Mayor Pro Tern, City of Dallas, Texas
Trammell Crow, Member of the Board of Trustees of SMU; President of
Trammell Crow Real Estate, Dallas, Texas; and Chairman of the
Texas PFC Finance Committee
APPENDIX "I"
IRVING (TEXAS) BAR ASSOCIATION LAW DAY DINNER
Texas Stadium
Irving, Texas
April 9, 1976
Head Table Guests
The President
Martin L. Kahn, President of the Irving (Texas) Bar Association
A list of other head table guests was not available for inclusion
in the President's diary.

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