Executive Order 5142—Authorizing the Reinstatement of Ralph Ely Stedman Without Regard to Civil Service Rules
Mr. Ralph Ely Stedman may be reinstated to an appropriate position in the classified service without regard to the length of his separation from the service.
The Comptroller General states that if Mr. Stedman's eligibility for appointment should now be restored, it is his intention to offer him employment in the General Accounting Office as Junior Clerk, Grade CAF-2, with an entrance salary of $1440 per annum.
The White House,
June 20, 1929.
Herbert Hoover, Executive Order 5142—Authorizing the Reinstatement of Ralph Ely Stedman Without Regard to Civil Service Rules Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/360842