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  Executive Orders: J.Q. Adams - Trump
  Also see our summary data page

Special note published on April 26, 2017: In our summary page (linked above), we explain that our collection of executive order texts is complete beginning with the administration of Harry S. Truman through the present. For the period of time prior to that, we have a sporadic collection obatined from various publications. The archives of the American Presidency Project continues to grow as we obtain and digitize original texts. Executive order counts per term are available by clicking this link.

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President Date Title
Woodrow Wilson January 3, 1917 Executive Order—Relating to Indians on Public Domain
Woodrow Wilson February 1, 1917 Executive Order—Reserving Certain Lands in the State of Arizona for the Papago Indians in Arizona
Woodrow Wilson February 6, 1917 Executive Order 2526—Relating to the Exclusion of Chinese from the Panama Canal Zone
Woodrow Wilson February 20, 1917 Executive Order 2533—Naval Radio Stations for Alaska
Woodrow Wilson February 21, 1917 Executive Order 2537—Naval Radio Stations for Alaska
Woodrow Wilson March 21, 1917 Executive Order—Indians of the Laguna Pueblo
Woodrow Wilson March 31, 1917 Executive Order 2569A—Establishing Civil Service in First, Second and Third Classes of Post Offices
Woodrow Wilson April 2, 1917 Executive Order 2570—Amending Civil Service Regulations
Woodrow Wilson April 3, 1917 Executive Order 2572—Temporarily Suspending Eight-Hour Law Provisions in the Department of Agriculture
Woodrow Wilson April 6, 1917 Executive Order 2585—Taking Over Necessary and Closing Unnecessary Radio Stations
Woodrow Wilson April 7, 1917 Executive Order 2587A—Federal Employees Removal on Security Grounds
Woodrow Wilson April 13, 1917 Executive Order 2594—Creating Committee on Public Information
Woodrow Wilson April 14, 1917 Executive Order 2596—Allowing Treasury Department Employees to be Appointed on Defense Organizations
Woodrow Wilson April 17, 1917 Executive Order 2600—Employees of Council of National Defense
Woodrow Wilson April 18, 1917 Executive Order 2602—Cooperation Among Civil Service Commissions
Woodrow Wilson April 28, 1917 Executive Order 2604—Censorship of Submarine Cables, Telegraph and Telephone Lines
Woodrow Wilson April 28, 1917 Executive Order 2605—Suspending Eight-Hour Law in Contracts Under the War Department
Woodrow Wilson April 30, 1917 Executive Order 2605A—Taking Over Necessary and Closing Unnecessary Radio Stations
Woodrow Wilson May 7, 1917 Executive Order 2612—Military Reservation for the National Guard
Woodrow Wilson May 11, 1917 Executive Order 2617—Civil Service Commission Authorized to Permit Appointment of Civilians
Woodrow Wilson May 14, 1917 Executive Order 2619A—German Boats
Woodrow Wilson May 16, 1917 Executive Order 2621—German Boats
Woodrow Wilson May 22, 1917 Executive Order 2624—German Boats
Woodrow Wilson May 22, 1917 Executive Order 2625—German Boats
Woodrow Wilson May 22, 1917 Executive Order 2626—Reinstating Certain Persons Formerly in the Competitive Service
Woodrow Wilson June 4, 1917 Executive Order 2628—Authorizing Employment of Foreign Inspectors
Woodrow Wilson June 12, 1917 Executive Order 2635—German Boats
Woodrow Wilson June 18, 1917 Executive Order 2641—Amending Alaskan Railroad Townsite Regulations
Woodrow Wilson June 22, 1917 Executive Order 2645—Export Licenses Exports Council
Woodrow Wilson June 30, 1917 Executive Order 2651—German Boats
Woodrow Wilson July 3, 1917 Executive Order 2653—German Boats
Woodrow Wilson July 11, 1917 Executive Order 2664—Exercise of Authority Under the Emergency Shipping Fund Act
Woodrow Wilson July 20, 1917 Executive Order 2670—Lighthouse Service—Virgin Islands
Woodrow Wilson July 28, 1917 Executive Order 2673A—Explaining Exemption of Indispensable Government Employees From the Selective Draft
Woodrow Wilson August 14, 1917 Executive Order 2681—Authority to Organize Food Administration Grain Corporation
Woodrow Wilson August 21, 1917 Executive Order 2687—Exercise of Authority Under the "Naval Emergency Fund Act," and Others
Woodrow Wilson August 23, 1917 Executive Order 2690—Appointment of Fuel Administrator
Woodrow Wilson August 24, 1917 Executive Order 2691—Rules for the Government of the Virgin Islands
Woodrow Wilson August 27, 1917 Executive Order 2692—Establishing Defensive Sea Areas for Terminal Ports of the Panama Canal, and Providing Regulations for the Government of Persons and Vessels Within Said Areas
Woodrow Wilson September 2, 1917 Executive Order 2694A—Authority to Exercise Powers Bestowed by Sections 15 and 16 of the Food Control Act
Woodrow Wilson September 7, 1917 Executive Order 2696—Suspending Law Admitting Foreign-Built Ships to American Entry
Woodrow Wilson September 7, 1917 Executive Order 2697—Regulations Relating to the Exportation of Coin, Bullion, and Currency
Woodrow Wilson September 20, 1917 Executive Order 2705—Suspending the Eight-Hour Day in the Bureau of Standards
Woodrow Wilson September 25, 1917 Executive Order 2708—Creating Divisions of Pictures, Films and Publications under the Committee on Public Information
Woodrow Wilson September 27, 1917 Executive Order 2709—German Boats
Woodrow Wilson September 27, 1917 Executive Order 2717—Assigning Quarantine Duties in the Virgin Islands to the Treasury Department
Woodrow Wilson September 27, 1917 Executive Order 2718—Suspending the Eight-Hour Day in Construction of Immigrant Station at Baltimore, Md
Woodrow Wilson September 29, 1917 Executive Order 2720—Giving Chief of Staff Control over the War Department in the Absence of the Secretary of War and Assistant Secretary of War
Woodrow Wilson October 12, 1917 Executive Order 2729A—Vesting Power and Authority in Designated Officers and Making Rules and Regulations Under Trading with the Enemy Act and Title VII of the Act Approved June 15, 1917
Woodrow Wilson October 13, 1917 Executive Order 2730—Free Consular Services
Woodrow Wilson October 15, 1917 Executive Order 2734—Suspending Civil Service Rules in Training Camp Activities
Woodrow Wilson October 23, 1917 Executive Order 2736—Providing for Requisitioning of Foods and Feeds
Woodrow Wilson October 25, 1917 Executive Order 2741—Waiving Civil Service Regulations for Confidential Positions under the Trading with the Enemy Act
Woodrow Wilson October 29, 1917 Executive Order 2744—Fixing Salary of, and Vesting Certain Power and Authority in, the Alien Property Custodian Appointed Under Trading with the Enemy Act
Woodrow Wilson November 2, 1917 Executive Order 2748—German Boats
Woodrow Wilson November 27, 1917 Executive Order 2765—Determination of a Just, Fair, and Reasonable Profit Under Section 5 of the Food Control Act
Woodrow Wilson December 7, 1917 Executive Order 2770—Vesting Power and Authority in Designated Officers and Making Rules and Regulations Under the Trading with the Enemy Act and Title VII of the Act Approved June 15, 1917
Woodrow Wilson December 17, 1917 Executive Order 2774A—Division Created Under the Public Information Committee
Woodrow Wilson December 26, 1917 Executive Order 2777—Rules for the Government of the Virgin Islands
Woodrow Wilson December 31, 1917 Executive Order—Relating to Indians on Public Domain


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