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Proclamation 2042—Designating and Appointing William H. Woodin, Director General of Railroads, and His Successor in Office, as the Agent Provided for in Section 206 of the Act of Congress Approved February 28, 1920

March 15, 1933

By the President of the United States of America
A Proclamation

Whereas by proclamation dated February 12, 1932, Ogden L. Mills, Director General of Railroads, was designated as the agent provided for in section 206 of the Transportation Act, 1920; and

Whereas the said Ogden L. Mills, Director General of Railroads, as aforesaid has tendered his resignation as said agent, which has been duly accepted, effective upon the qualification of his successor;

Now, Therefore, I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, under and by virtue of the power and authority vested in me by said act, and of all other powers me hereto enabling, do hereby designate and appoint, effective the 15th day of March, 1933, William H. Woodin, Director General of Railroads, and his successor in office, as the agent provided for in section 206 of said act, approved February 28, 1920.

In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.

Done at the City of Washington this 15th day of March, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-three, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and fifty-seventh.

Signature of Franklin D. Roosevelt
FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT

By the President:
CORDELL HULL
Secretary of State.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Proclamation 2042—Designating and Appointing William H. Woodin, Director General of Railroads, and His Successor in Office, as the Agent Provided for in Section 206 of the Act of Congress Approved February 28, 1920 Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/349380

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