Executive Order 6596—Authorizing Willis R. Gregg to Act as Secretary of Agriculture
By virtue of the authority vested in me under the provisions of section 179 of the Revised Statutes of the United States (5 U.S.C., sec. 6), I hereby authorize and direct Willis R. Gregg, Chief of the Weather Bureau of the Department of Agriculture, to perform the duties of Secretary of Agriculture during the absence of the Secretary of Agriculture and the Assistant Secretary of Agriculture.
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
The White House,
February 9, 1934.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 6596—Authorizing Willis R. Gregg to Act as Secretary of Agriculture Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/362353