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Proclamation 2162—Army Day

April 03, 1936

By the President of the United States of America
A Proclamation

Whereas Senate Concurrent Resolution 30, 74th Congress, 2d Session, provides:

That Monday, April 6, 1936 be recognized by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, as Army Day, and that the President of the United States be requested, as Commander in Chief, to order military units throughout the United States to assist civic bodies in appropriate celebration to such extent as he may deem advisable; to issue a proclamation declaring April 6, 1936, as Army Day, and in such proclamation to invite the governors of the various States to issue Army Day proclamations.

Now, Therefore, I, Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, do hereby declare April 6, 1936, Army Day, and invite the governors of the various States to issue Army Day proclamations; and, as Commander in Chief, I do hereby order military units throughout the United States to assist civic bodies in appropriate celebration.

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 third day of April, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-six, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixtieth.

Signature of Franklin D. Roosevelt
FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT

By the President:
CORDELL HULL
Secretary of State.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Proclamation 2162—Army Day Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/357338

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