Executive Order 2654
Mr. J. M. Shaffer may be appointed to a classified position in the Treasury Department without reference to civil service rules. This order is issued on the recommendation of the Secretary of the Treasury, who states that Mr. Shaffer has been temporarily employed in the Treasury Department on a contract basis in connection with the liberty loan, and that his services have proved so valuable that his permanent appointment will be greatly in the interests of the service.
Mr. Shaffer was formerly employed in the Department of Agriculture as a result of a civil service examination, and served there from August, 1913, to August, 1916, at which time he resigned. He is eligible for reinstatement in that department, but under the civil service rules would have to serve there six months before he would be eligible for transfer to the Treasury Department.
The White House,
- 5 July, 1917.