Executive Order 4175—Transfer of Patent Office to Commerce Department
I, Calvin Coolidge, President of the United States of America, under the authority conferred upon me by Act of February 14, 1903, entitled "An Act to establish the Department of Commerce and Labor" (32 Stat. 826), and by virtue of all other powers thereto me enabling, do hereby transfer from the Department of the Interior to the Department of Commerce, to be administered under the supervision of the Secretary of Commerce, the United States Patent Office, together with all appropriations, the records and all public property of said service in the District of Columbia or elsewhere, as provided in the Act of February 14, 1903, supra. The transfer above mentioned shall be effective from and including April 1, 1925.
THE WHITE HOUSE, March 17, 1925.
Calvin Coolidge, Executive Order 4175—Transfer of Patent Office to Commerce Department Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/328741