Executive Order 8709—CHANGING THE NAME OF THE WYOMING NATIONAL FOREST TO BRIDGER NATIONAL FOREST
EXECUTIVE ORDER 8709
CHANGING THE NAME OF THE WYOMING NATIONAL FOREST TO BRIDGER NATIONAL FOREST
March 10, 1941
By virtue of the authority vested in me by the act of June 4, 1897, 30 Stat. 34, 36, and upon the recommendation of the Secretary of Agriculture, it is ordered that the name of the Wyoming National Forest, as presently defined by Executive Order No. 873 of July 1, 1908, Executive Order No. 3842 of May 14, 1923, and Proclamation No. 1529 of July 10, 1919 (41 Stat. 1761), be, and it is hereby, changed to Bridger National Forest, in honor of Jim Bridger, who was long associated with the early exploration and development of the region in which this forest is located.
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
THE WHITE HOUSE,
March 10, 1941.
Exec. Order No. 8709, 6 FR 1400, 1941 WL 3872 (Pres.)
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 8709—CHANGING THE NAME OF THE WYOMING NATIONAL FOREST TO BRIDGER NATIONAL FOREST Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/210526