Executive Order 10229—Exemption of Hugh H. Bennett from Compulsory Retirement for Age
WHEREAS Hugh H. Bennett, Chief of the Soil Conservation service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will, during the month of April 1951 become subject to compulsory retirement for age under the provisions of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, unless exempted therefrom by Executive order; and
WHEREAS, in my judgment, the public interest requires that the said person be exempted from such compulsory retirement as provided below:
NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 204 of the act of June 30, 1932, 47 Stat. 404 (5 U.S.C. 715a), I hereby exempt the said Hugh H. Bennett from compulsory retirement for age for a period of one year ending April 30, 1952.
HARRY S. TRUMAN
THE WHITE HOUSE,
March 30, 1951
Harry S Truman, Executive Order 10229—Exemption of Hugh H. Bennett from Compulsory Retirement for Age Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/279143