Executive Order 9680—Abolishing the United States of America Typhus Commission
WHEREAS by Executive Order No. 9285 of December 24, 1942, there was established in the War Department, under the supervision and direction of the Secretary of War, a commission to be known as the United States of America Typhus Commission, for the purposes of protecting the members of the armed forces from typhus fever and preventing its introduction into the United States; and
WHEREAS with the end of the coming typhus season the Commission will have fulfilled its mission, and it is practicable and desirable that any further programs of typhus control in connection with military operations be carried out by the organizations charged with such matters:
NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the United States and as Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, it is ordered as follows:
The United States of America Typhus Commission established by the said Executive Order No. 9285 of December 24, 1942, is hereby abolished as of June 30, 1946.
The liquidation of the affairs of the said Commission and the disposition of its records and the scientific data and material obtained in its investigations shall be accomplished under the supervision and direction of the Secretary of War, with due regard for the interest of collaborating Governmental agencies and civilian organizations.
HARRY S. TRUMAN
THE WHITE HOUSE,
January 17, 1946
Harry S. Truman, Executive Order 9680—Abolishing the United States of America Typhus Commission Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/278674