Executive Order 10063—Defining Certain Functions of the United States High Commissioner for Germany
By virtue of the authority vested in me by Section 109 (d) of the Economic Cooperation Act of 1948 (Public Law 472, 80th Congress), it is hereby ordered as follows:
1. During his tenure of office as United States High Commissioner for Germany, Mr. John J. McCoy, under the immediate supervision of the Administrator for Economic Cooperation and the coordination of the United States Special Representative for Europe subject, however, to consultation with and ultimate direction by the President), shall be the representative of the said Administrator an the said Special Representative in all their relations and actions with respect to Germany.
2. Mr. McCloy, in performing the duties set forth in paragraph one hereof, shall be assisted by a Chief of Special Mission who shall be appointed by the Administrator for Economic Cooperation and who shall be acceptable to Mr. McCloy. The Chief of Special Mission shall have the rank of Minister and shall act under the immediate supervision and direction of Mr. McCloy.
HARRY S. TRUMAN
THE WHITE HOUSE,
June 13, 1949
Harry S Truman, Executive Order 10063—Defining Certain Functions of the United States High Commissioner for Germany Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/278738