Executive Order 5659—Authorizing the Appointment of Mrs. Florence R. Hopkins
Mrs. Florence R. Hopkins may be appointed to a suitable position in the Treasury Department without compliance with the civil-service rules.
Mrs. Hopkins is the widow of Henry I. Hopkins, who spent 18 years in the Government service and died on June 14, 1926, from injuries the cause of which has never been determined.
This order is issued upon the recommendation of the Secretary of the Treasury.
The White House,
June 25, 1931.
Herbert Hoover, Executive Order 5659—Authorizing the Appointment of Mrs. Florence R. Hopkins Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/361251