Executive Order 5822—Authorizing the Appointment of Fred Scott
Fred Scott of Valdez, Alaska, may be appointed as guard at one of the Federal penitentiaries, Department of Justice, without compliance with the requirements of the civil-service rules.
Mr. Scott served for several years as one of the chief aids of the warden at Walla Walla Prison, Wash. His record in this service was excellent. Later he removed to Alaska and was employed as foreman of road construction work with the Alaska Roads Commission under the War Department where he sustained an injury to his right hand resulting in the loss of a finger. He is in every way qualified for the service as guard.
The appointment of Mr. Scott is recommended by the Attorney General.
The White House,
March 19, 1932.
Herbert Hoover, Executive Order 5822—Authorizing the Appointment of Fred Scott Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/361423