Executive Order 5697—Authorizing the Appointment of Mrs. Caroline J. Skilton
Mrs. Caroline J. Skilton may be appointed to a clerical position in the Treasury Department without compliance with the requirements of the civil-service rules.
Mrs. Skilton is the widow of George W. Skilton, who was employed in the Government service for more than fifteen years, nearly nine years of which were served in the Treasury. He was retired on account of total disability on April 5, 1927, and died July 10, 1929, leaving his widow and two young sons without means of support.
This order is recommended by the Secretary of the Treasury.
The White House,
August 28, 1931.
Herbert Hoover, Executive Order 5697—Authorizing the Appointment of Mrs. Caroline J. Skilton Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/361277