Executive Order 9890—Amending Executive Order No. 6783 Creating the Quetico-Superior Committee
WHEREAS the Quetico-Superior Committee was created by Executive Order No. 6783 of June 30, 1934, and its existence has been extended from time to time, last by Executive Order No. 9741 of June 25, 1946; and
WHEEAS it is desirable to restate the authority of the Committee with respect to the wilderness sanctuary in the Rainy Lake and Pigeon River watersheds and to revise the list of agencies and organization s with which it is authorized to consult and advise; and
WHEREAS a vacancy exists in the membership of the Committee:
NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me as President of the United States, I hereby authorize the Quetico-Superior Committee to consult, advise with and invoke the aid of the Department of State, the Treasury Department, the Department of the Interior, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Labor, the State of Minnesota, the Quetico-Superior Council, the Izaak Walton League of America, the Wilderness Society, and other civic, scientific, educational and conservation organizations concerned in the use and preservation of the said area in the public interest, and to make such recommendations from time to time as it deems proper; and I hereby appoint Olaus J. Murie, vice S. T. Tyng, deceased, to serve as a member of the Committee.
Executive Order No. 6783 is amended accordingly.
HARRY S. TRUMAN
THE WHITE HOUSE,
September 6, 1947
Harry S. Truman, Executive Order 9890—Amending Executive Order No. 6783 Creating the Quetico-Superior Committee Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/278186