Executive Order 9616-A—Creation of a Special Temporary Position in the Public Health Service
By virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me by Section 207 (a) of the Act of July 1, 1944, 58 Stat. 685 (Public Health Service Act), I hereby establish in the Public Health Service the special temporary position of Chief Public Health Adviser on the Staff of the United States High Commissioner of the Philippine Islands and Chief Public Health Service Representative for the Far Eastern Area, including the Philippine Islands. The grade of Assistant Surgeon General shall be applicable to any commissioned officer of the Public Health Service during the period of his assignment to such position.
This order shall continue in effect, unless sooner rescinded, until the termination of the present war or emergency, whichever is later.
HARRY S. TRUMAN
THE WHITE HOUSE,
September 14, 1945
Harry S Truman, Executive Order 9616-A—Creation of a Special Temporary Position in the Public Health Service Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/278167