Franklin D. Roosevelt

Executive Order 7169—Establishing Sand Lake Migratory Waterfowl Refuge, South Dakota

September 04, 1935

By virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me as President of the United States, and in order to effectuate further the purposes of the Migratory Bird Conservation Act (45 Stat. 1222), it is ordered that the following-described lands, acquired or to be acquired by the United States, in Brown County, South Dakota, consisting of 23,103 acres, more or less, be, and they are hereby, reserved and set apart for the use of the Department of Agriculture, subject to valid existing rights, as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wild life: Provided, That any private lands within the areas described shall become a part of the refuge hereby established upon the acquisition of title or lease thereto by the United States:

Fifth Principal Meridian

T. 127 N., R. 61 W., secs. 5 to 8, inclusive;

sec. 17, W½;

secs. 18, 19, and 30;

sec. 31, lots 1, 2, and 3, E½NW¼, and NE¼SW¼.

T. 128 N., R. 61 W., sec. 16, lot 13;

sec. 19, lots 1 to 4, inclusive, E½W½, and SE¼;

sec. 20, lots 1, 2, and 3, W½, and NW¼SE¼;

sec. 21, lots 1 to 8, inclusive, S½NE¼, and S½SW¼;

secs. 29 to 32, inclusive.

T. 125 N., R. 62 W., sec. 4, all;

sec. 9, NW¼.

T. 126 N., R. 62 W., secs. 1 and 2;

sec. 3, lots 3 and 4, S½NE¼, and SE¼;

sec. 9, S½;

sec. 10, NE¼ and S½;

sec. 11, all;

sec. 12, N½ and SW¼;

sec. 13, W½;

secs. 14, 15, and 16;

sec. 20, E½NE¼;

secs. 21 and 22;

sec. 23, N½ and SW¼;

sec. 24, NW¼;

sec. 28, all;

sec. 33, W½NE¼, W½, W½SE¼, and SE¼SE¼.

T. 127 N., R. 62 W., secs. 1, 11, 12, and 13;

sec. 14, N½, E½SW¼, and SE¼;

secs. 23 to 26, inclusive;

sec. 27, E½;

sec. 34, E½;

secs. 35 and 36.

This refuge shall be known as the Sand Lake Migratory Waterfowl Refuge.

Signature of Franklin D. Roosevelt

The White House,
September 4, 1935.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 7169—Establishing Sand Lake Migratory Waterfowl Refuge, South Dakota Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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