Executive Order 5762—Authorizing the Appointment of Mrs. Florence F. Burton
Mrs. Florence F. Burton may be appointed to the position of secretary to the Director of Prohibition, Department of Justice, without compliance with the requirements of the civil-service rules.
This order is issued upon the recommendation of the Attorney General, who states that Mrs. Burton has been serving temporarily, with the approval of the Civil Service Commission, as secretary to the Director of Prohibition, and that the best interests of the service in the Bureau of Prohibition would be promoted by her continuance in that position. The commission concurs in the recommendation of the Attorney General.
The White House,
December 18, 1931.
Herbert Hoover, Executive Order 5762—Authorizing the Appointment of Mrs. Florence F. Burton Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/361326