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NATIONAL CEMETERY POLICY

4 - JUN 20
Copy 1962

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

OF THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS
S. Congreso. House,

COMMITTEE ON
INTERIOR AND INSULAR AFFAIRS.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

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COMMITTEE ON INTERIOR AND INSULAR AFFAIRS

WAYNE N. ASPINALL, Colorado, Chair man LEO W. O'BRIEN, New York

JOHN P. SAYLOR, Pennsylvania WALTER ROGERS, Texas

J. ERNEST WHARTON, New York GRACIE PFOST, Idaho

E. Y. BERRY, South Dakota JAMES A. HALEY, Florida

JACK WESTLAND, Washington ED EDMONDSON, Oklahoma

CRAIG HOSMER, California J. T. RUTHERFORD, Texas

J. EDGAR CHENOWETH, Colorado WALTER S. BARING, Nevada

GLENN CUNNINGHAM, Nebraska D. S. (JUDGE) SAUND, California

ODIN LANGEN, Minnesota THOMAS G. MORRIS, New Mexico

JOHN KYL, Iowa RALPH J. RIVERS, Alaska

WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON, Wyoming ROY A. TAYLOR, North Carolina

EDWIN R. DURNO, Oregon DAVID S. KING, Utah

PETER H. DOMINICK, Colorado
HAROLD T. JOHNSON, California

HJALMAR C. NYGAARD, North Dakota
JULIA BUTLER HANSEN, Washington JOHN M. ASHBROOK, Ohio
ARNOLD OLSEN, Montana
HUGH L. CAREY, New York
RICHARD (DICK) ICHORD, Missouri
MORRIS K. UDALL, Arizona
A. FERNÓS-ISERN (Resident Commissioner),
Puerto Rico

SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS

J. T. RUTHERFORD, Texas, Chair man LEO W. O'BRIEN, New York

JOHN P. SAYLOR, Pennsylvania GRACIE PFOST, Idaho

J. ERNEST WHARTON, New York WALTER S. BARING, Nevada

J. EDGAR CHENOWETH, Colorado RALPH J. RIVERS, Alaska

GLENN CUNNINGHAM, Nebraska ROY A. TAYLOR, North Carolina

JOHN KYL, Iowa
HAROLD T. JOHNSON, California

EDWIN R. DURNO, Oregon
HUGH L. CAREY, New York
A. FERNÓS-ISERN (Resident Commissioner),
Puerto Rico

T. RICHARD WITMER, National Parks Consultant and Counsel
JOSEPH M. Hoyt, RADM, USNR (Ret.), Special Consultant

Statement of —

Hon. Cleveland M. Bailey, a Representative in Congress from the Pago

State of West Virginia.

160

Ray Brennan, executive secretary, American Cemetery Association,

National Association of Cemeteries, Southern Cemetery Associa-
tion, Western Cemetery Alliance, accompanied by Lee McNitt, Rose
Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Calif..

137

William T. Cahill, a Representative in Congress from the State of

New Jersey -

14

Phillip S. Hughes, Assistant Director for Legislative Reference of the

Bureau of the Budget, accompanied by William R. Thomas III,

budget examiner.

60

Miles D. Kennedy, Director, National Legislative Commission, the

American Legion, accompanied by Clarence H. Olson, assistant

director, Legislative Commission, American Legion.

77

Hon. Arch A. Moore, a Representative in Congress from the State of

West Virginia..

10

Arthur Morin, senior vice department commander, accompanied by

Ben Thomas, adjutant quartermaster, and Albert Gifford, Camden
County veteran service officer, New Jersey Department, Veterans
of Foreigu Wars.-

133

Frank T. Pedonti, supervisor, Veterans Graves Registration, Boston,

Mass..

104

Francis W. Stover, Director, National Legislative Service, Veterans of

Foreign Wars of the United States..

105

Col. Harry D. Temple, Quartermaster Corps, U.S. Army, accompanied

by Charles J. Dorman, chief, Operations Section, Memorial Division,

Quartermaster Corps, U.S. Army, and Ira B. Kirkland, Office of

the General Counsel, Quartermaster Corps, U.S. Army -

25

David A. Turner, Assistant General Counsel; Dr. Linus A. Zink,

Assistant Chief Medical Director for Operations; Glenn R. Stevens,

Director, Engineering Service; Mr. A. T. Bronaugh, Deputy

Assistant General Counsel, Veterans’ Administration.---

42

Hon. James E. Van Zandt, a Representative in Congress from the

State of Pennsylvania.

4

Rt. Rev. Msgr. Edward Wade, authorized representative, National
Catholic Cemetery Conference..

155

Material submitted for the record:

Arizona State Legislature, Memorial Resolution from.-

131

Warren H. Atherton, past national commander, American Legion, of

Stockton, Calif., letter and statement from --

121

AMVETS of Kentucky, letter from John W. Rogers, department

judge advocate

120

AMVETS of World War II, Edward C. Morse Post No. 66, Battle

Creek, Mich., letter from...

23

Hon. Paul B. Dague, a Representative in Congress from the State of

Pennsylvania, statement of..

19

Disabled American Veterans, letter and resolution submitted by
Elmer M. Freudenberger, national director of legislation.---

119

DAV, Department of Arizona, letter from W. N. Wilkinson, com-

mander.

120

DAV, Battle Creek Chapter No. 7, letter from.

22
DAV, Department of Michigan, telegram and resolution of ..

24, 25

Edgewater Park Township, Burlington County, N.J., petition from.. 18

Hon. J. Vaughan Gary, a Representative in Congress from the State

of Virginia, statement of...

17

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