Executive Order 5989—Exemption of Dr. Charles Orrin Townsend from Compulsory Retirement for Age
By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 204 of Part II of the act entitled "AN ACT Making appropriations for the Legislative Branch of the Government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1933, and for other purposes," approved June 30, 1932, Dr. Charles Orrin Townsend, Chief of the Sugar Division of the United States Tariff Commission, who, during the current month, reaches the retirement age prescribed for automatic separation from the service, is hereby exempted from the provisions of that section until January 31, 1934.
The White House,
January 5, 1933.
Herbert Hoover, Executive Order 5989—Exemption of Dr. Charles Orrin Townsend from Compulsory Retirement for Age Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/361543