Executive Order 5168—Authorizing the Appointment of Myrtle B. Shely Without Regard to Civil Service Rules
Mrs. Myrtle B. Shely, widow of James W. Shely who rendered nearly 51 years of service under the' supervision of the Architect of the Capitol, serving from October 1, 1877 until his death in 1928, may be appointed to an appropriate position in the classified service without regard to the examination requirements of the civil service rules.
The White House,
July 29, 1929.
Herbert Hoover, Executive Order 5168—Authorizing the Appointment of Myrtle B. Shely Without Regard to Civil Service Rules Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/360867