Executive Order 6947—Authorizing the Appointment of Mrs. Carmen B. Knox in the Post Office Department without Regard to Civil-Service Rules
By virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me by paragraph eighth of subdivision SECOND of section 2 of the Civil Service Act of January 16, 1883 (22 Stat. 403, 404), it is hereby ordered that Mrs. Carmen B. Knox may be appointed as a clerk in the Post Office Department in the classified service without compliance with the requirements of the civil-service rules.
Mrs. Knox is the widow of James H. Knox, who died suddenly while serving as United States postal agent at Habana, Cuba, after 35 years of employment in the Postal Service. She served in the American postal agency at Bordeaux, France, as a translator and typist during the World War and is familiar with the English, French, and Spanish languages. Her qualifications and experience fit her for service in the Post Office Department.
This order is issued upon recommendation of the Postmaster General.
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
The White House,
January 12, 1935.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 6947—Authorizing the Appointment of Mrs. Carmen B. Knox in the Post Office Department without Regard to Civil-Service Rules Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/362610