Franklin D. Roosevelt

Executive Order 7594—Establishing Jones Island Migratory Bird Refuge

March 30, 1937


By virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me as President of the United States, and by the act of June 25, 1910, ch. 421, 36 Stat. 847, as amended by the act of August 24, 1912, ch. 369, 37 Stat. 497, and in order to effectuate further the purposes of the Migratory Bird Conservation Act (45 Stat. 1222), it is ordered that the following-described area, containing 179.07 acres, more or less, on Jones Island, in the San Juan Channel, State of Washington, be, and it is 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 wildlife:


T. 36 N., R. 8 W.,
     Sec. 11, lots 1, 2 and 8;
     Sec. 14, lots 1 to 5, inclusive, and NE¼ NW¼.

The Executive order of July 15, 1875, reserving certain public lands for lighthouse purposes, is hereby revoked in so far as it applies to the above-described land.

This refuge shall be known as the Jones Island Migratory Bird Refuge.

Signature of Franklin D. Roosevelt

The White House,
March 30, 1937.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 7594—Establishing Jones Island Migratory Bird Refuge Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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