Executive Order 5781—Authorizing the Appointment of Mrs. Florence C. Brock
Mrs. Florence C. Brock, widow of Thomas S. Brock who served for over 30 years in and under the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, may be appointed to the position of junior clerk, Bureau of Public Roads, Department of Agriculture, without reference to the requirements of the civil-service rules.
The White House,
January 28, 1932.
Herbert Hoover, Executive Order 5781—Authorizing the Appointment of Mrs. Florence C. Brock Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/361338