Executive Order 9769

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Signed by President  Harry S. Truman  Wednesday, August 14, 1946 Federal Register  page & date: 11 FR 8857, Friday, August 16, 1946
See the Notes section for a list of Executive Orders affected by or related to the issuance of this Executive Order.

Whereas under the regulations now in force the appointment of postmasters of the fourth class may be made upon the basis of investigation and report of a post office inspector in any case in which the compensation of the office is not in excess of $500 per annum; and

Whereas it is deemed desirable and in the public interest that the said limitation of $500 be raised to $1000:

Now, Therefore, by virtue of the authority vested in me by section 2 of the Civil Service Act (22 Stat. 403) and section 1753 of the Revised Statutes (5 U.S.C. 631), and for the purpose of carrying out the objective aforesaid, the regulations prescribed or approved by the President governing the appointment of postmasters of the fourth class are hereby amended by substituting ‘‘$1000’’ for ‘‘$500’’ wherever the latter sum appears in the regulations.


Signature of Harry S. Truman
Harry S. Truman 
The White House,
August 14, 1946.

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