Federal Register

Franklin D. Roosevelt - 1940


Executive Order 8317
Amendment of Schedule B of the Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: January 10, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 165, January 12, 1940

Executive Order 8318
Authorization of Committee on Education and Labor, United States Senate, To Inspect Income, Profits, and Capital Stock Tax Returns and Returns of Employment Tax on Employers

  • Signed: January 10, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 193, January 16, 1940

Executive Order 8319
Changing the Name of the Necedah Migratory Waterfowl Refuge and Adding Certain Lands Thereto; Wisconsin

  • Signed: January 15, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 207, January 17, 1940
  • Amends: EO 8065, March 14, 1939
  • Amended by: EO 8479, July 11, 1940
  • See: Public Land Order 1785, February 3, 1959 (24 FR 972)

Executive Order 8320
Amending the Description of the Aiea Military Reservation; Territory of Hawaii

  • Signed: January 15, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 207, January 17, 1940
  • See: EO 5692, August 24, 1931; EO 6630, March 6, 1934; EO 10411, November 14, 1952

Executive Order 8321
Establishing the Battery Cove Military Reservation; Virginia

  • Signed: January 15, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 208, January 17, 1940

Executive Order 8322
Exemption of John M. Terwilliger From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: January 15, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8323
Abolishing Customs Collection District No. 43 (Tennessee), Revoking the Designations of Memphis, Chattanooga, and Nashville, Tennessee, as Customs Ports of Entry, and Extending the Limits of Customs Collection District No. 42 (Kentucky) and Customs Collection District No. 45 (Saint Louis)

  • Signed: January 22, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 271, January 24, 1940
  • Revoked by: EO 8341, February 8, 1940

Executive Order 8324
Abolishing Customs Collection District No. 48 (Utah and Nevada), Revoking the Designation of Salt Lake City, Utah, as a Customs Port of Entry, and Extending the Limits of Customs Collection District No. 28 (San Francisco) To Include the States of Utah and Nevada

  • Signed: January 22, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 271, January 24, 1940

Executive Order 8325
Withdrawal of Public Land for Use of the War Department; Alaska

  • Signed: January 22, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 271, January 24, 1940
  • Amended by: EO 9526, February 28, 1945
  • Revoked by: Public Land Order 690, November 22, 1950 (15 FR 8165)

Executive Order 8326
Exemption of William S. Garland From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: January 22, 1940
  • Amends: EO 7995, October 28, 1938
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8327
Exemption of Dr. Mary B. Harris From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: January 22, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8328
Exemption of Henry Clarke Hill From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: January 22, 1940
  • Amends: EO 8041, January 25, 1939
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8329
Waiver of Time Limitation To Permit Reinstatement of Rural Carrier Van C. Brodrick

  • Signed: January 22, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8330
Withdrawal of Public Land in Aid of Flood Control; Alaska

  • Signed: January 24, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 314, January 27, 1940

Executive Order 8331
Enlarging the Upper Mississippi River Wildlife and Fish Refuge; Minnesota and Wisconsin

  • Signed: January 24, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 314, January 27, 1940
  • Revoked by: Public Land Order 584, April 12, 1949 (14 FR 1870) (in part); Public Land Order 936, February 4, 1954 (19 FR 769)

Executive Order 8332
Withdrawal of Public Land for the Improvement of the Flood Channel of the Big Black River; Mississippi

  • Signed: January 25, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 313, January 27, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 6964, February 5, 1935 (in part)

Executive Order 8333
Amending Executive Order No. 5952 of November 23, 1932, Prescribing the Army Ration

  • Signed: January 25, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 315, January 27, 1940
  • Amends: EO 5952, November 23, 1932
  • Revoked by: EO 11339, March 28, 1967
  • See: Transfer Order 32 of the Secretary of Defense dated March 26, 1949 (14 FR 1619)

Executive Order 8334
Authorizing the Archivist of the United States To Effect Initial Appointments to Certain Positions in the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library Without Regard to the Requirements of the Civil Service Act and Rules

  • Signed: January 25, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8335
Extending the Limits of the Customs Port of Entry of Charleston, South Carolina, in Customs Collection District Number 16; South Carolina

  • Signed: January 31, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 429, February 2, 1940
  • Amended by: Bureau of Customs regulation of December 28, 1955(21 FR 79)

Executive Order 8336
Revocation of Executive Order No. 3355 of November 19, 1920, Withdrawing Land for Use as an Administrative Site; Alaska

  • Signed: February 3, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 593, February 6, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 3355, November 19, 1920

Executive Order 8337
Placing Certain Lands Under the Control and Jurisdiction of the Navy Department, the War Department, and the United States Public Health Service; Puerto Rico

  • Signed: February 3, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 593, February 6, 1940
  • Revokes: Executive order of July 22, 1902 (unnumbered series)
  • Superseded by: EO 8678, February 11, 1941

Executive Order 8338
Partial Revocation of Executive Order No. 6795 of July 26, 1934, Withdrawing Public Lands

  • Signed: February 6, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 625, February 8, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 6795, July 26, 1934 (in part)

Executive Order 8339
Authorizing the Civil Service Commission To Confer a Competitive Classified Civil-Service Status Upon Certain Employees Assigned to the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor

  • Signed: February 6, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 625, February 8, 1940
  • Amends: EO 6795, July 26, 1934

Executive Order 8340
Exemption of Frank E. Gass From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: February 8, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8341
Revocation of Executive Order No. 8323 of January 22, 1940, Abolishing Customs Collection District No. 43 (Tennessee), Revoking the Designations of Memphis, Chattanooga, and Nashville, Tennessee, as Customs Ports of Entry, and Extending the Limits of Customs Collection District No. 42 (Kentucky) and Customs Collection District No. 45 (St. Louis)

  • Signed: February 8, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 643, February 10, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 8323, January 22, 1940

Executive Order 8342
Withdrawal of Public Land in Aid of Flood Control; Oklahoma

  • Signed: February 9, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 653, February 13, 1940
  • Amends: EO 6964, February 5, 1935

Executive Order 8343
Withdrawal of Public Lands for Military Purposes; Alaska

  • Signed: February 10, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 654, February 13, 1940
  • Amended by: EO 9526, February 28, 1945; Public Land Order 2676, May 4, 1962 (27 FR 4516); Public Land Order 2962, March 5, 1963 (28 FR 2310)

Executive Order 8344
Withdrawal of Public Land for Classification; Alaska

  • Signed: February 10, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 654, February 13, 1940
  • Amended by: Public Land Order 128, May 22, 1943 (8 FR 8557)
  • Revoked by: EO 8540, September 14, 1940 (in part); EO 8655, January 30, 1941 (in part); EO 8789, June 14, 1941 (in part); EO 8857, August 19, 1941 (in part); EO 8877, August 29, 1941 (in part); Public Land Order 917, October 6, 1953 (18 FR 6455) (in part); Public Land Order 1245, November 3, 1955 (20 FR 8423) (in part)
  • See: Public Land Order 363, April 9, 1947 (12 FR 2478); Public Land Order 364, April 9, 1947 (12 FR 2478); Public Land Order 781, December 29, 1951 (17 FR 160); Public Land Order 1034, December 10, 1954 (23 FR 3350)

Executive Order 8345
Exemption of Fred C. Bailey From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: February 12, 1940
  • Amends: EO 8060, March 7, 1939
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8346
Amending the Foreign Service Regulations of the United States

  • Signed: February 12, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 671, February 15, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 3653-A, March 27, 1922; EO 3899, September 6, 1923; EO 3900, September 11, 1923; EO 5463, October 15, 1930; EO 7439, August 24, 1936
  • Revoked by: EO 9521, February 13, 1945

Executive Order 8347
Transferring the Use, Possession, and Control of Certain Lands to the Tennessee Valley Authority; Alabama

  • Signed: February 12, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 671, February 15, 1940
  • Amends: EO 6964, February 5, 1935

Executive Order 8348
Exemption of John E. White From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: February 14, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8349
Exemption of Thomas E. McElree From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: February 14, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8350
Exemption of Alexander E. Twomey From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: February 14, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8351
Exemption of Sims Ely From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: February 25, 1940
  • See: EO 8070, March 21, 1939
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8352
Amending Chapter IX of the Foreign Service Regulations of the United States

  • Signed: February 25, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 819, March 1, 1940
  • Revoked by: EO 9521, February 13, 1945

Executive Order 8353
Restoring the Possession, Use, and Control of Certain Land to the Territory of Hawaii

  • Signed: February 25, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 819, March 1, 1940

Executive Order 8354
Fort Kobbe Military Reservation; Canal Zone

  • Signed: February 25, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 820, March 1, 1940
  • Supersedes: EO 4947, August 11, 1928
  • Superseded by: Canal Zone Order 28, August 11, 1952

Executive Order 8355
Transfer of Lands From the Idaho National Forest to the Salmon National Forest; Idaho

  • Signed: February 25, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 827, March 2, 1940

Executive Order 8356
Rules of Precedence Relating to Foreign Service Officers and Other Officers of the United States Government

  • Signed: March 2, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 949, March 6, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 4705, August 10, 1927
  • Amended by: EO 8377, March 18, 1940
  • Superseded by: EO 9998, September 14, 1948

Executive Order 8357
Administration of the Foreign Service Under Reorganization Plan No. II

  • Signed: March 2, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 950, March 6, 1940

Executive Order 8358
Revocation of Executive Order No. 4308 of September 23, 1925, Withdrawing Public Lands for Classification; Arizona

  • Signed: March 2, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 950, March 6, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 4308, September 23, 1925

Executive Order 8359
Partial Revocation of Executive Order No. 3406 of February 13, 1921, Withdrawing Lands for Lighthouse Purposes; Alaska

  • Signed: March 2, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 951, March 6, 1940
  • Amends: EO 3406, February 13, 1921

Executive Order 8360
Amendment of Paragraph 1, Subdivision VI, Schedule B of the Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: March 2, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 951, March 6, 1940

Executive Order 8361
Amendment of Executive Order No. 6909 of November 21, 1934, Withdrawing Public Lands for Use in Connection With a Grazing Project; South Dakota

  • Signed: March 2, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 851, March 6, 1940
  • Amends: EO 6909, November 21, 1934
  • See: EO 6910, November 26, 1934; EO 7908, June 9, 1938; Public Land Order 10, July 8, 1942 (7 FR 5449)

Executive Order 8362
Appointment of Archie L. Hardy to Social Security Board Without Compliance With Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: March 2, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8363
Amendment of Executive Order No. 8283 of November 9, 1939, Amending Section 6 of Civil Service Rule II

  • Signed: March 4, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 952, March 6, 1940
  • Amends: EO 8283, November 9, 1939
  • Revoked by: EO 9830, February 24, 1947

Executive Order 8364
Revocation of Executive Order No. 5346 of May 9, 1930, Withdrawing Public Lands; Minnesota

  • Signed: March 4, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 952, March 6, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 5346, May 9, 1930

Executive Order 8365
Appointment of Mrs. Rose S. Rutledge to a Clerical Position in Agriculture Department

  • Signed: March 4, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8366
Designating the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

  • Signed: March 5, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 985, March 8, 1940

Executive Order 8367
Extending the Limits of the Customs Port of Entry of Savannah, Georgia, in Customs Collection District Number 17 (Georgia)

  • Signed: March 5, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 985, March 8, 1940

Executive Order 8368
Exemption of Ales Hrdlicka From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: March 7, 1940
  • See: EO 8058, February 23, 1939; EO 8710, March 12, 1941
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8369
Exemption of Louis A. Simon From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: March 7, 1940
  • Amends: EO 7581, March 19, 1937; EO 7824, February 25, 1938; EO 8046, February 11, 1939
  • Amended by: EO 8747, April 28, 1941
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8370
Appointment of Edith M. Watkins to Department of Justice Without Regard to Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: March 8, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8371
Amending Section 3 of Executive Order No. 8044 of January 31, 1939, and Appointing Attorney General Robert H. Jackson a Member of the Committee To Investigate and Report Methods for Selecting and Promoting Certain Personnel in Civil Service

  • Signed: March 9, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1029, March 13, 1940
  • Amends: EO 8044, January 31, 1939

Executive Order 8372
Modification of Executive Order No. 6957 of February 4, 1935, Withdrawing Public Lands; Alaska

  • Signed: March 9, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1029, March 13, 1940
  • Amends: EO 6957, February 4, 1935

Executive Order 8373
Designating the Honorable Angel R. de Jesus as Acting Judge of the District Court of the United States for Puerto Rico

  • Signed: March 9, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1029, March 13, 1940

Executive Order 8374
Exemption of Charles F. Markey From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: March 13, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8375
Exemption of James F. Rogers From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: March 13, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8376
Placing Certain Lands Under the Control of the Secretary of the Interior; New Mexico

  • Signed: March 13, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1077, March 16, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 2489, November 21, 1916; EO 2575, April 4, 1917

Executive Order 8377
Amending Executive Order No. 8356 Entitled "Rules of Precedence Relating to Foreign Service Officers and their Officers of the United States Government"

  • Signed: March 18, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1113, March 21, 1940
  • Amends: EO 8356, March 2, 1940
  • Superseded by: EO 9998, September 14, 1948

Executive Order 8378
Establishing an Airspace Reservation Over a Portion of the District of Columbia

  • Signed: March 18, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1114, March 21, 1940
  • Supersedes: EO 7910, June 16, 1938
  • Superseded by: EO 8950, November 26, 1941

Executive Order 8379
Amending the Foreign Service Regulations

  • Signed: March 19, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1114, March 21, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 4463, June 26, 1926; EO 5290, March 5, 1930; EO 6017, February 7, 1933
  • Revoked by: EO 9521, February 13, 1945

Executive Order 8380
Changing the Name of the Cold Springs Reservation to Cold Springs National Wildlife Refuge and Adding Certain Lands Thereto; Oregon

  • Signed: March 19, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1115, March 21, 1940
  • Amends: EO 1032, February 25, 1909; EO 1439, November 25, 1931; EO 6910, November 26, 1934
  • See: Public Land Order 1083, March 4, 1955 (20 FR 1439)

Executive Order 8381
Defining Certain Vital Military and Naval Installations and Equipment

  • Signed: March 22, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1147, March 26, 1940
  • Superseded by: EO 10104, February 1, 1950

Executive Order 8382
Amendment of Executive Order No. 8234 of September 5, 1939, Prescribing Regulations Governing the Passage and Control of Vessels Through the Panama Canal in Any War in Which the United States is Neutral

  • Signed: March 25, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1185, March 27, 1940

Executive Order 8383
Authorizing the Civil Service Commission To Confer a Classified Civil Service Status Upon Certain Employees of the Office of Indian Affairs In Accordance With Section 3 of Executive Order No. 7916 of June 24, 1938

  • Signed: March 28, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1233, March 30, 1940

Executive Order 8384
Prescribing Regulations Relating to Annual Leave of Government Employees

  • Signed: March 29, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1253, April 2, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 7845, March 21, 1938; EO 7879, May 9, 1938; EO 8226, August 24, 1939
  • Superseded by: EO 9414, January 13, 1944

Executive Order 8385
Prescribing Regulations Relating to Sick Leave of Government Employees

  • Signed: March 29, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1256, April 2, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 7846, March 21, 1938; EO 7880, May 9, 1938; EO 8227, August 24, 1939
  • Superseded by: EO 9414, January 13, 1944

Executive Order 8386
Exemption of John W. Kindle From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: April 4, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8387
Partial Revocation of Executive Order of December 5, 1913

  • Signed: April 4, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1353, April 6, 1940
  • Revokes: Executive order of December 5, 1913 (unnumbered series) (in part)

Executive Order 8388
Restoring Certain Land to the Use of the Territory of Hawaii and Setting Aside Certain Land in Lieu Thereof for Military Purposes of the United States

  • Signed: April 5, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1361, April 9, 1940
  • See: EO 10115, March 8, 1950

Executive Order 8389
Amendment of Executive Order No. 6560, Dated January 15, 1934, Regulating Transactions in Foreign Exchange, Transfers of Credit, and the Export of Coin and Currency

  • Signed: April 10, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1400, April 12, 1940
  • Amends: EO 6560, January 15, 1934
  • Amended by: EO 8405, May 10, 1940; EO 8446, June 17, 1940; EO 8484, July 15, 1940; EO 8493, July 25, 1940; EO 8565, October 10, 1940; EO 8701, March 4, 1941; EO 8711, March 13, 1941; EO 8721, March 24, 1941; EO 8746, April 28, 1941; EO 8785, June 14, 1941; EO 8832, July 26, 1941; EO 8963, December 9, 1941; EO 8998, December 26, 1941
  • Superseded by: EO 9760, July 23, 1946 (in part)
  • See: EO 8389, April 10, 1940; Proclamation 2497, July 17, 1941; EO 9095, March 11, 1942; EO 9193, July 6, 1942; EO 9747, July 3, 1948; EO 9989, August 20, 1948; EO 10348, April 26, 1952; EO 11281, May 13, 1966; Public Law 94-412 (90 Stat. 1255; 50 U.S.C. 1601); Department of Treasury regulations of December 10, 1982 (47 FR 56351)

Executive Order 8390
Amending the Executive Order of January 17, 1873, To Permit Employees of the Federal Government To Hold Certain Positions in the Schools and Universities of Any State, Territory, or Municipality

  • Signed: April 11, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1411, April 13, 1940
  • Amends: EO 9, January 17, 1873
  • Revoked by: EO 11408, April 25, 1968 (in part)

Executive Order 8391
Exemption of Clifton E. Johnson From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: April 12, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8392
Exemption of Zeke Johnson From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: April 12, 1940
  • Amends: EO 8094, April 19, 1939
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8393
Restoring Certain Lands Comprising Part of the Makua Military Reservation to the Use of the Territory of Hawaii

  • Signed: April 12, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1432, April 16, 1940

Executive Order 8394
Partial Revocation of Executive Order of June 8, 1866, Withdrawing Public Land; Oregon

  • Signed: April 13, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1443, April 17, 1940
  • Revokes: Executive order of June 8, 1866 (unnumbered series) (in part)

Executive Order 8395
Authorizing appointment of Floyd E. Julian as a Rural Letter Carrier Without Regard to Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: April 17, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8396
Amending the Foreign Service Regulations of the United States

  • Signed: April 18, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1461, April 20, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 171, April 25, 1902; EO 2406, June 23, 1916; EO 4879, May 8, 1928; EO 4892, May 26, 1928; EO 5642, June 8, 1931; EO 7497, November 17, 1936; EO 7577, March 19, 1937; EO 8078, April 4, 1939; EO 8177, June 21, 1939; EO 8185, June 29, 1939 (in part)
  • Amended by: EO 9450, June 20, 1944; EO 9537, April 11, 1945
  • Superseded by: Foreign Service Reg. S-4, October 23, 1945 (10 FR 13259)(in part); Foreign Service Reg. S-16, February 19, 1946 (11 FR 1849)(in part)
  • Revoked by: EO 9521, February 13, 1945

Executive Order 8397
Withdrawal of Public Lands in Aid of Legislation; Idaho

  • Signed: April 23, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1557, April 26, 1940
  • Amends: EO 6910, November 26, 1934
  • Revoked by: Public Land Order 1331, August 24, 1956 (21 FR 6566) (in part); Public Land Order 2467, August 18, 1961(26 FR 7877) (in part)

Executive Order 8398
Prescribing Regulations Governing the Enforcement of the Neutrality of the United States

  • Signed: April 25, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1570, April 27, 1940

Executive Order 8399
Amending the Executive Order of January 17, 1873, To Permit Officers and Employees of the Social Security Board, Federal Security Agency, To Hold State, Territorial and Municipal Offices, Etc.

  • Signed: April 29, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1607, May 1, 1940
  • Amends: EO 9, January 17, 1873
  • Revoked by: EO 11408, April 25, 1968 (in part)

Executive Order 8400
Amending the Foreign Service Regulations of the United States

  • Signed: April 29, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1627, May 3, 1940
  • Amended by: EO 9507, December 20, 1944
  • Superseded by: Foreign Service Reg. S-12, October 5, 1945 (10 FR 12626)(in part)
  • Revoked by: EO 9521, February 13, 1945

Executive Order 8401
Exemption of Percy Nicholls From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: May 7, 1940
  • See: EO 8778, June 11, 1941
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8402
Exemption of Nelson S. Thompson From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: May 7, 1940
  • Revoked by: EO 8896, September 12, 1941
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8403
Establishing Los Angeles-Long Beach Harbor Naval Defensive Sea Area; California

  • Signed: May 7, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1661, May 9, 1940
  • Superseded by: EO 8953, November 27, 1941

Executive Order 8404
Authorizing the Civil Service Commission To Reopen Under Certain Conditions Examinations From Which Appointments May Be Made to Positions in the Social Security Board

  • Signed: May 7, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1661, May 9, 1940

Executive Order 8405
Amendment of Executive Order No. 8389 of April 10, 1940, Amending Executive Order No. 6560, Dated January 15, 1934

  • Signed: May 10, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1677, May 11, 1940
  • Amends: EO 8389, April 10, 1940; EO 6560, January 15, 1934
  • See: Public Law 94-412 (90 Stat. 1255; 50 U.S.C. 1601)

Executive Order 8406
Prescribing Regulations Governing the Enforcement of the Neutrality of the United States

  • Signed: May 11, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1691, May 14, 1940

Executive Order 8407
Withdrawal of Public Land in Aid of Flood Control; Louisiana

  • Signed: May 10, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1690, May 14, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 6964, February 5, 1935 (in part)

Executive Order 8408
Exemption of Huntt P. Larcombe From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: May 15, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8409
Exemption of Jacob C. Lesher From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: May 15, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8410
Exemption of Harry C. Oberholser From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: May 15, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8411
Withdrawal of Public Land for the Use of the Alaska Road Commission; Alaska

  • Signed: May 16, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1811, May 18, 1940
  • Revoked by: Public Land Order 2452, August 4, 1961 (26 FR 7219) (in part)

Executive Order 8412
Exemption of Charles M. Eichelberger From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: May 17, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8413
Exemption of Hurbert K. Bishop From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: May 18, 1940
  • See: EO 8810, June 30, 1941
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8414
Exemption of William C. Shambaugh From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: May 18, 1940
  • Amends: EO 8096, April 21, 1939
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8415
Appointment of Lyman A. Fillmen to a Classified Position in the Smithsonian Institution Without Regard to Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: May 20, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8416
Authorizing Appointment of William T. Geurts as Senior Mediator, Maritime Labor Board Without Regard to Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: May 22, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8417
Amendment of Rule 120 of Executive Order No. 4314 of September 25, 1925, Establishing Rules Governing Navigation of the Panama Canal and Adjacent Waters and the Exclusion of Persons From the Canal Zone, as Amended by Executive Order No. 5065 of February 28, 1929

  • Signed: May 22, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 1943, May 25, 1940
  • Amends: EO 4314, September 25, 1925

Executive Order 8418
Appointment of Mrs. Jeanette M. Priester as Record Clerk at Navy Yard Without Regard to Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: May 24, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8419
Partial Revocation of Executive Order of July 7, 1910, Creating Coal Land Withdrawal, Utah No. 1

  • Signed: May 27, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2093, May 30, 1940
  • Revokes: Executive order of July 7, 1910 (unnumbered series) (in part)

Executive Order 8420
Exemption of James E. Harper From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: May 28, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8421
Exemption of Joseph E. Reardon From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: May 28, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8422
Exemption of James E. Harper From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: May 28, 1940
  • See: EO 8139, May 19, 1939; EO 8804, June 25, 1941
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8423
Amendment of Section 2(b) of Civil Service Rule VII

  • Signed: May 28, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2099, June 1, 1940
  • Revoked by: EO 9830, February 24, 1947

Executive Order 8424
Amending Paragraph 7, Subdivision I, Schedule A of the Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: May 28, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2099, June 1, 1940

Executive Order 8425
Amendment of Section 1(a) of Civil Service Rule IX

  • Signed: May 29, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2099, June 1, 1940
  • Revoked by: EO 9830, February 24, 1947

Executive Order 8426
Waiver of Age Limit for Florence S. Ellenberger To Compete in Civil Service Examination as Postmaster

  • Signed: June 1, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8427
Prescribing Rules and Regulations for the Administration of the Interbuilding Mail and Messenger Service

  • Signed: June 3, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2131, June 5, 1940
  • Revoked by: EO 12553, February 25, 1986

Executive Order 8428
Revoking Executive Order No. 6228 of July 28, 1933, as to Custer Battlefield National Cemetery

  • Signed: June 3, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2131, June 5, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 6228, July 28, 1933

Executive Order 8429
Documents Required of Bona Fide Alien Seamen Entering the United States

  • Signed: June 5, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2145, June 7, 1940
  • See: Proc. 2523, November 14, 1941
  • Superseded by: EO 9352, June 15, 1943

Executive Order 8430
Documents Required of Aliens Entering the United States

  • Signed: June 5, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2146, June 7, 1940
  • Revoked by: EO 8766, June 3, 1941
  • See: EO 7865, April 12, 1938; EO 8029, December 27, 1938

Executive Order 8431
Revocation of Executive Order No. 6845 of September 11, 1934, Withdrawing Public Lands; Colorado

  • Signed: June 8, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2193, June 12, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 6845, September 11, 1934

Executive Order 8432
Revocation of Executive Order No. 5208 of October 12, 1929, Withdrawing Public Lands; Nevada

  • Signed: June 8, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2193, June 12, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 5208, October 12, 1929

Executive Order 8433
Prescribing Regulations Governing the Enforcement of the Neutrality of the United States

  • Signed: June 10, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2193, June 12, 1940

Executive Order 8434
Transferring the Control and Jurisdiction Over a Certain Tract of Land to the Federal Works Agency for Use of the Bureau of Customs, Treasury Department; Texas

  • Signed: June 10, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2210, June 13, 1940

Executive Order 8435
Modifying Executive Order of November 21, 1916, Creating Power Site Reserve No. 565

  • Signed: June 10, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2211, June 13, 1940
  • Amends: Executive order of November 21, 1916 (unnumbered series)

Executive Order 8436
Appointment of Baird Snyder III to position of Deputy Administrator, Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor

  • Signed: June 11, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2211, June 13, 1940

Executive Order 8437
Power Site Restoration No. 493. Partial Revocation of Executive Order of November 22, 1924, Creating Power Site Reserve No. 759

  • Signed: June 11, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2221, June 14, 1940
  • Revokes: Executive order of November 22, 1924 (unnumbered series) (in part)

Executive Order 8438
Extending the Provisions of the Civil Service Retirement Act to Employees of the Office of Legal Adviser, Department of State

  • Signed: June 11, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8439
Amending the Foreign Service Regulations of the United States

  • Signed: June 12, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2221, June 14, 1940
  • Revoked by: EO 9521, February 13, 1945

Executive Order 8440
Amendment of Executive Order No. 7293 of February 14, 1936, as Amended, Prescribing Regulations Governing the Granting of Allowances for Quarters and Subsistence to Enlisted Men

  • Signed: June 12, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2221, June 14, 1940
  • Amends: EO 7293, February 14, 1936; EO 8107, May 3, 1939
  • Superseded by: EO 8704, March 4, 1941

Executive Order 8441
Amendment of Paragraph 6, Subdivision VI, Schedule A of the Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: June 12, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2222, June 14, 1940

Executive Order 8442
Revoking in Part Executive Order No. 6039 of February 20, 1933, and Reserving Certain Lands for Town Site Purposes; Alaska

  • Signed: June 12, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2222, June 14, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 6039, February 20, 1933 (in part)
  • Amended by: EO 8642, January 21, 1941; Public Land Order 1317, July 25, 1956 (21 FR 5723See: Public Land Order 2582, January 21, 1962 (27 FR 179)

Executive Order 8443
Directing the Secretary of the Treasury To Assemble Annually a Coast Guard Personnel Board

  • Signed: June 14, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8444
Establishing the Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge; Mississippi

  • Signed: June 14, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2251, June 18, 1940
  • Amends: EO 6964, February 5, 1935
  • See: EO 7908, June 9, 1938; Public Land Order 205, January 27, 1944 (9 FR 1536); Public Land Order 401, August 29, 1947 (12 FR 5949)

Executive Order 8445
Amending Executive Order No. 8135 of May 15, 1939, Relating to Appeals From Decisions of the Auditor General of the Philippines to the President of the United States

  • Signed: June 15, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2279, June 19, 1940
  • Amends: EO 8135, May 15, 1939

Executive Order 8446
Amendment of Executive Order No. 8389 of April 10, 1940, as Amended

  • Signed: June 17, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2279, June 19, 1940
  • Amends: EO 8389, April 10, 1940
  • See: Public Law 94-412 (90 Stat. 1255; 50 U.S.C. 1601)

Executive Order 8447
Authorizing the Civil Service Commission To Confer a Competitive Classified Civil-Service Status Upon Certain Employees of the Department of Labor

  • Signed: June 17, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2301, June 20, 1940

Executive Order 8448
Exemption of Maitland S. Wright From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: June 18, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8449
Amendment of Subdivision VIII, Schedule A of the Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: June 19, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2315, June 21, 1940

Executive Order 8450
Withdrawal of Public Lands for Use of the War Department as a Bombing and Gunnery Range; California

  • Signed: June 20, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2329, June 22, 1940
  • Supersedes: EO 6588, February 6, 1934; EO 7707, September 11, 1937; EO 7740, November 15, 1937
  • Amended by: EO 9526, February 28, 1945; Public Land Order 1750, November 5, 1958 (23 FR 8747)

Executive Order 8451
Appointment of Russell Sturgis to a Position in the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor

  • Signed: June 20, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2329, June 22, 1940

Executive Order 8452
Exemption of Albert Clyde-Burton From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: June 20, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8453
Exemption of Burnett Booker From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: June 21, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8454
Regulations Governing the Allowance of Travel Expenses of Claimants and Beneficiaries of the Veterans' Administration, and Their Attendants

  • Signed: June 26, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2397, June 28, 1940
  • Superseded by: EO 9446, June 8, 1944

Executive Order 8455
Designating Additional Construction Agencies and Providing for the Planning and Programming of Construction Undertaken or Aided by the Federal Government

  • Signed: June 26, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2420, June 29, 1940
  • Revoked by: EO 9384, October 4, 1943

Executive Order 8456
Authorizing the Extension of Appointments of Certain Employees of the General Accounting Office

  • Signed: June 27, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8457
Authorizing Certain Employees of the General Accounting Office To Acquire a Classified Civil-Service Status

  • Signed: June 17, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8458
Directing the Civil Service Commission To Establish a Replacement List of Non-Civil Service Employees for Use for Temporary Appointments to National Defense Positions

  • Signed: June 27, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2435, July 2, 1940
  • Amended by: EO 8532, September 4, 1940
  • Revoked by: EO 8952, November 27, 1941

Executive Order 8459
Withdrawal of Public Lands for the Use of the Department of Agriculture; New Mexico

  • Signed: June 27, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2435, July 2, 1940
  • Amends: EO 6910, November 26, 1934
  • Revoked by: Public Land Order 886, March 28, 1953 (18 FR 1857)

Executive Order 8460
Modifying Executive Order of February 7, 1913, Creating Power Site Reserve No. 339

  • Signed: June 27, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2436, July 2, 1940

Executive Order 8461
Amendment of Executive Order No. 8099 of April 28, 1939, Relating to Administration of Benefits Provided by Act of Congress Approved April 3, 1939

  • Signed: June 28, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2436, July 2, 1940
  • Amends: EO 8099, April 28, 1939
  • See: EO 10122, April 14, 1950

Executive Order 8461-A
Authorizing the Archivist of the United States To Make Certain Appointments to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library without Regard to the Provisions of Civil-Service Law

  • Signed: June 28, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8462
Appointment of Wilford S. Alexander as District Supervisor, Alcohol Tax Unit, Bureau of Internal Revenue

  • Signed: June 29, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8463
Appointment of Charles Leo Milroy and James E. Spratt to Classified Positions Federal Works Agency Without Regard to Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: June 29, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8464
Appointment of Mrs. Gertrude S. Cooper as Superintendent of Vanderbilt Mansion, National Park Service, Without Regard to Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: June 29, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8465
Regulations Governing Certifications of the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy With Respect to Special Additional Equipment and Facilities Required To Facilitate Construction of Naval Vessels and Army and Navy Aircraft

  • Signed: June 29, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2453, July 3, 1940

Executive Order 8466
Appointment of Leland L. Tolman and H. Fred Martin, Jr., to Legal Positions in Administrative Office, U.S. Courts, Without Regard to Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: July 1, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8467
Amending Section 7 of Executive Order No. 7916 of June 24, 1938, Extending the Competitive Classified Civil Service

  • Signed: July 1, 1940
  • Signed: 5 FR 2468, July 4, 1940
  • Amends: EO 7916, June 24, 1938
  • Revoked by: EO 9830, February 24, 1947

Executive Order 8468
Withdrawal of Public Lands for Classification and in Aid of Legislation; Louisiana

  • Signed: July 1, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2468, July 4, 1940
  • Revoked by: Public Land Order 157, August 9, 1943 (8 FR 12823)

Executive Order 8469
Appointment of John F. Harry as Regional Director, Social Security Board, Without Regard to Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: July 3, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8470
Accepting a Conveyance of Certain Lands on Government Island From the City of Alameda, California, and Placing Such Lands Under the Jurisdiction and Control of the Federal Works Agency

  • Signed: July 8, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2519, July 10, 1940
  • See: EO 9343, May 19, 1943

Executive Order 8471
Transfer of Jurisdiction Over Certain Lands From the Secretary of Agriculture to the Secretary of the Interior

  • Signed: July 8, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2519, July 10, 1940
  • Revoked by: EO 8912, September 27, 1941

Executive Order 8472
Amendment of Executive Order No. 7975 of September 16, 1938, Transferring Jurisdiction Over Certain Lands From the Secretary of Agriculture to the Secretary of the Interior

  • Signed: July 8, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2520, July 10, 1940
  • Amends: EO 7975, September 16, 1938

Executive Order 8473
Transfer of Jurisdiction Over Certain Lands From the Secretary of Agriculture to the Secretary of the Interior

  • Signed: July 8, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2520, July 10, 1940

Executive Order 8474
Appointment of Newton B. Drury as Director of National Park Service Without Regard to Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: July 9, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8475
Partial Revocation of Executive Order No. 924 of August 8, 1908, Establishing the Klamath Lake Reservation; Oregon

  • Signed: July 10, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2541, July 10, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 924, August 8, 1908 (in part)

Executive Order 8476
Waiver of Time Limitations in Civil Service Rule IX To Permit Reinstatement of Mrs. Martha Overstreet as Clerk in Post Office

  • Signed: July 10, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: Note: This item was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8477
Exemption of Samuel Cohn From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: July 10, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8478
Authorizing Certain Appointments to Positions in the Welfare Unit, Public Buildings Administration, Without Regard to Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: July 10, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8479
Transferring Certain Lands From the Secretary of Agriculture to the Secretary of the Interior and Reserving Them as a Part of the Necedah National Wildlife Refuge

  • Signed: July 11, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2557, July 16, 1940
  • Amends: EO 8065, March 14, 1939

Executive Order 8480
Excluding Certain Land From the Chugach National Forest and Reserving it for Townsite Purposes; Alaska

  • Signed: July 12, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2557, July 16, 1940
  • Amended by: Public Land Order 571, March 9, 1949 (14 FR 1175)
  • Revoked by: Public Land Order 686, November 9, 1950 (15 FR 7799) (in part); Public Land Order 835, May 23, 1952 (17 FR 4948)

Executive Order 8481
Exemption of Ernest G. Dodge From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: July 12, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8482
Appointment of Norman H. Stevens As a Rural Letter Carrier Without Regard to Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: July 13, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8483
Exemption of Louis Loebl From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: July 16, 1940
  • See: EO 8828, July 24, 1941
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8484
Amendment of Executive Order No. 8389 of April 10, 1940, as Amended

  • Signed: July 15, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2585, July 17, 1940
  • Amends: EO 8389, April 10, 1940
  • See: Public Law 94-412 (90 Stat. 1255; 50 U.S.C. 1601)

Executive Order 8485
Appointment of Peres D. Ziegler as a Rural Letter Carrier Without Regard to Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: July 16, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8486
Modification of Executive Order No. 7515 of December 16, 1936, Withdrawing Public Land for Use of the War Department; Arizona

  • Signed: July 16, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2607, July 19, 1940
  • Amends: EO 7515, December 16, 1936

Executive Order 8487
Designating the Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

  • Signed: July 18, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2629, July 23, 1940

Executive Order 8488
Appointment of Walter Kuhn as Guard in Public Buildings Administration Without Regard to Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: July 18, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8489
Exemption of William M. Smith From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: July 18, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8490
Authorizing the Inspection by Certain Officials of the District of Columbia, Alaska, Hawaii, the Philippine Islands, and Puerto Rico of Certain Returns Made Under the Internal Revenue Code and of Income, Excess-Profits, and Capital Stock Tax Returns Filed Under the Revenue Act of 1938 or Prior Revenue Acts, Estate and Gift Tax Returns Filed After June 16, 1933, and Returns Under Title IX of the Social Security Act

  • Signed: July 20, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2645, July 24, 1940

Executive Order 8491
Exemption of William F. Yates From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: July 23, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8492
Withdrawal of Public Land for Fire Lookout Station; California

  • Signed: July 23, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2667, July 27, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 6910, November 26, 1934 (in part)
  • Revoked by: Public Land Order 432, December 22, 1947 (12 FR 8896)

Executive Order 8493
Amendment of Executive Order No. 8389 of April 10, 1940, as Amended

  • Signed: July 25, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2667, July 27, 1940
  • Amends: EO 8389, April 10, 1940
  • See: Public Law 94-412 (90 Stat. 1255; 50 U.S.C. 1601)

Executive Order 8494
Authorizing the Civil Service Commission To Confer a Competitive Classified Civil Service Status on Five Employees in the Disbursing Office of the Division of Disbursement of the Treasury at Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii

  • Signed: July 25, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2681, July 30, 1940

Executive Order 8495
Designation of Agencies for the Purpose of Carrying Out the Provisions of Section 40 of the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act, Fiscal Year 1941

  • Signed: July 26, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2682, July 30, 1940

Executive Order 8496
Modifying Executive Order of March 28, 1924, Creating Reservoir Site Reserve No. 16

  • Signed: July 26, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2682, July 30, 1940
  • Amends: Executive order of March 28, 1924 (unnumbered series)

Executive Order 8497
Exemption of Maurice C. Latta From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: July 26, 1940
  • Revoked by: EO 8904, September 22, 1941
  • See: EO 8256, September 20, 1939
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8498
Transferring to the Control and Jurisdiction of the Treasury Department the Remaining Part of the Site of the Naval Reservation on Ediz Hook, Port Angeles, Washington

  • Signed: July 27, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2699, July 31, 1940
  • See: EO 2646, June 27, 1917

Executive Order 8499
Modifying Executive Order of September 5, 1914, Creating Power Site Reserve No. 454

  • Signed: July 30, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2713, August 1, 1940
  • Amends: Executive order of September 5, 1914 (unnumbered series)

Executive Order 8500
Modifying Executive Order of December 12, 1917, Creating Power Site Reserve No. 661

  • Signed: July 30, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2713, August 1, 1940
  • Amends: Executive order of December 12, 1917 (unnumbered series)

Executive Order 8501
Transferring the Fort Howard Military Reservation, Maryland, to the Control and Jurisdiction of the Veterans Administration

  • Signed: August 2, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2753, August 6, 1940

Executive Order 8502
Regulations Governing the Grades and Ratings of Enlisted Men of the Regular Army for the Fiscal Year 1941

  • Signed: August 3, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2767, August 7, 1940
  • Amended by: EO 8595, November 18, 1940

Executive Order 8503
Exemption of Zebedee La Pelle From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: August 3, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8504
Exemption of James E. Amos From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: August 7, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8505
Excluding Certain Land From the the Chugach National Forest and Withdrawing the Unreserved Portion for Townsite Purposes; Alaska

  • Signed: August 7, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2805, August 10, 1940
  • Revoked by: Public Land Order 1649, May 29, 1958 (23 FR 3967)

Executive Order 8506
Excluding Certain Tracts of Land From the Chugach and Tongass National Forests and Restoring Them to Entry; Alaska

  • Signed: August 8, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2816, August 13, 1940

Executive Order 8507
Withdrawal of Public Lands for the War Department; California

  • Signed: August 8, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2817, August 13, 1940
  • Supersedes: Executive order 6910, November 26, 1934 (in part); Executive order of August 8, 1914 (unnumbered series)(in part); Executive order of November 9, 1923 (unnumbered series)(in part)
  • Amended by: EO 9526, February 28, 1945; Public Land Order 1750, November 5, 1958 (23 FR 8747)

Executive Order 8508
Withdrawal of Public Land for the War Department; Florida

  • Signed: August 8, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2817, August 13, 1940
  • Amends: EO 4109, December 8, 1924; EO 6964, February 5, 1935
  • Amended by: EO 9526, February 28, 1945
  • Revoked by: Public Land Order 1603, March 18, 1958 (23 FR 1951)

Executive Order 8509
Establishing the Missouri Wildlife Management Area; Missouri

  • Signed: August 8, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2818, August 13, 1940
  • Amends: EO 7908, June 9, 1938
  • Revoked by: Public Land Order 2003, October 1, 1959 (24 FR 5762)
  • See: Bureau of the Budget order of July 7, 1959 24 FR 5762

Executive Order 8510
Establishing the Carolina Sandhills Wildlife Management Area; South Carolina

  • Signed: August 8, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2818, August 13, 1940
  • Amends: EO 7908, June 9, 1938

Executive Order 8511
Transferring Jurisdiction and Control Over Certain Land on the Island of St. Croix, Virgin Islands, From the Department of the Interior to the War Department

  • Signed: August 9, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2819, August 13, 1940

Executive Order 8512
Regulations Pertaining to Budgetary Administration and Financial Reporting

  • Signed: August 13, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2849, August 15, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 5614, May 1, 1931; EO 6226, July 27, 1933; EO 6869, October 10, 1934; EO 7126, August 15, 1935
  • Amended by: EO 9084, March 3, 1942; EO 9159, May 11, 1942; EO 12608, September 9, 1987

Executive Order 8513
Authorizing Appointments of Neal Smith, William T. Bie, Charles L. Milroy, William S. De Groff, and Cornelius Lynch to Positions in the Public Buildings Administration

  • Signed: August 12, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8514
Authorizing the Civil Service Commission To Permit Transfers During Probation To Appropriate Positions Directly Concerned With the National Defense Program

  • Signed: August 13, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2857, August 16, 1940
  • Revoked by: EO 9691, February 4, 1946

Executive Order 8515
Setting Aside an Area Within the Canal Zone To Preserve and Conserve Its Natural Features for Scientific Observation and Investigation

  • Signed: August 15, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2857, August 16, 1940

Executive Order 8516
Suspending and Making Inoperative the Executive Order of January 17, 1873, as Amended, Insofar as the United States Civil Service Commission Shall, by Regulation, Authorize Appointments to Positions Directly Concerned with National Defense

  • Signed: August 15, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2881, August 20, 1940
  • Amends: EO 9, January 17, 1873
  • Revoked by: EO 11408, April 25, 1968 (in part)

Executive Order 8517
Changing the Name of the Delta Migratory Waterfowl Refuge to Delta National Wildlife Refuge and Adding Certain Lands; Louisiana

  • Signed: August 16, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2881, August 20, 1940
  • Amends: EO 7229, November 19, 1935; EO 7383, June 5, 1936; EO 7538, January 19, 1937

Executive Order 8518
Modification of Executive Order No. 2123 of January 20, 1915, Reserving Certain Public Land as a Native Bird Refuge; Washington

  • Signed: August 16, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2882, August 20, 1940
  • Amends: EO 2123, January 20, 1915
  • Revoked by: Public Land Order 1068, February 9, 1955 (20 FR 972)

Executive Order 8519
Reserving Certain Townsite Lots for the Use of the Forest Service; Wyoming

  • Signed: August 16, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2882, August 20, 1940

Executive Order 8520
Exemption of George F. McDade From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: August 20, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8521
Partial Revocation of Executive Order No. 4203 of April 14, 1925; California

  • Signed: August 20, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 2955, August 24, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 4203, April 14, 1925 (in part)

Executive Order 8522
Authorizing Appointment of Anna F. Smith to a Custodial Position in the Post Office Without Regard to Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: August 22, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8523
Regulations Governing the Payment of Additional Compensation to Enlisted Men of the Coast Guard Specially Qualified in the Use of Arms

  • Signed: August 22, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3173, August 27, 1940
  • Supersedes: EO 3724, August 17, 1922

Executive Order 8524
Exemption of J. Brent Clarke From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: August 26, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8525
Exemption of Harry T. Edwards From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: August 26, 1940
  • See: EO 8259, September 21, 1939; EO 8827, July 24, 1941
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8526
Coordinating the Electrical Facilities of Grand Coulee Dam Project and Bonneville Project

  • Signed: August 26, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3390, August 29, 1940
  • Amended by: EO 12038, February 3, 1978

Executive Order 8527
Transferring From the War Department to the Treasury Department Certain Land Comprising a Part of Sand Island Military Reservation, Territory of Hawaii

  • Signed: August 27, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3403, August 30, 1940
  • Amends: EO 3358, November 24, 1920

Executive Order 8528
Extending the Limits of the Customs Port of Entry of Kansas City, Missouri, in Customs Collection District Number 45 (St. Louis)

  • Signed: August 27, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3403, August 30, 1940

Executive Order 8529
Revocation of Executive Order No. 4901 of June 4, 1928, Withdrawing Public Land for Classification and in Aid of Legislation; New Mexico

  • Signed: August 27, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3403, August 30, 1940

Executive Order 8530
Ordering Certain Units and Members of the National Guard of the United States Into the Active Military Service of the United States

  • Signed: August 31, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3501, September 4, 1940

Executive Order 8531
Amending Executive Order No. 7908 of June 9, 1938, Transferring Certain Lands to the Secretary of Agriculture for Use, Administration, and Disposition Under Title III of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act

  • Signed: August 31, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3539, September 5, 1940
  • Amends: EO 7908, June 9, 1938
  • See: EO 10046, March 24, 1949; EO 10175, October 25, 1950; EO 10234, April 23, 1951; EO 10322, January 26, 1952; EO 10520, March 10, 1954; EO 10844, October 9, 1959; EO 10851, November 27, 1959; Public Land Order 1115, April 8, 1955 (20 FR 2464); Proc. 3379, November 8, 1960

Executive Order 8532
Amending Paragraph 1 of Executive Order No. 8458 of June 27, 1940, Directing the Civil Service Commission To Establish a Replacement List of Non-Civil Service Employees for Use for Temporary Appointments to National-Defense Positions

  • Signed: September 4, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3589, September 7, 1940
  • Amends: EO 8458, June 27, 1940

Executive Order 8533
Designating the Secretary of the Treasury To Act in Respect of Any Bonds, Notes, or Other Securities Acquired on Behalf of the United States Under the Provisions of the Transportation Act, 1920, as Amended

  • Signed: September 6, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3601, September 10, 1940
  • Amended by: EO 9543, April 23, 1945; EO 9774, September 3, 1946

Executive Order 8534
Amending Schedules A and B of the Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: September 6, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8535
Amending the Foreign Service Regulations of the United States

  • Signed: September 6, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3606, September 10, 1940
  • Revoked by: EO 9521, February 13, 1945; Foreign Service Reg. S-12, October 5, 1945 (10 FR 12626)

Executive Order 8536
Establishing San Clemente Island Naval Defensive Sea Area; California

  • Signed: September 6, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3606, September 10, 1940
  • Amends: EO 7747, November 20, 1937
  • See: EO 9787, October 5, 1946; EO 9894, September 23, 1947

Executive Order 8537
Appointment of Certain Experts to Antitrust Division, Justice Department, Without Regard to Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: September 11, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8538
Exemption of Z. Lewis Dalby From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: September 12, 1940
  • Revoked by: EO 8905, September 22, 1941
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8539
Exemption of Herbert A. Howell From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: September 14, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8540
Revoking in Part Executive Order No. 8344 of February 10, 1940, and Reserving Public Land for Use as an Air Navigation Site; Alaska

  • Signed: September 14, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3700, September 18, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 8344, February 10, 1940 (in part)
  • Superseded by: Public Land Order 17, July 21, 1942 (12 FR 494)

Executive Order 8541
Designation of the Assistant Secretary of Commerce and the Solicitor of Commerce To Act as Secretary of Commerce

  • Signed: September 17, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3745, September 20, 1940
  • Supersedes: EO 7900, May 28, 1938
  • Superseded by: EO 9885, August 18, 1947

Executive Order 8542
Appointment of Harold Ambrose to a Classified Position in the Post Office Department Without Regard to Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: September 18, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8543
Exemption of Samuel J. Gompers From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: September 18, 1940
  • Amends: EO 7958, August 19, 1938; EO 8252, September 14, 1939
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8544
Transfer of Lands From the Lolo National Forest to the Helena National Forest; Montana

  • Signed: September 19, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3761, September 24, 1940

Executive Order 8545
Selective Service Regulations

  • Signed: September 23, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3779, September 25, 1940
  • See: Proc. 4230, October 1, 1940; EO 8560, October 4, 1940; EO 8561, October 4, 1940; Proc. 2431, October 8, 1940; Proc. 2442, November 12, 1940

Executive Order 8546
Creating the Defense Communications Board and Defining Its Functions and Duties

  • Signed: September 24, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3817, September 26, 1940
  • Amended by: EO 8960, December 6, 1941; EO 9183, June 15, 1942
  • Revoked by: EO 9831, February 24, 1947
  • See: EO 8839, July 30, 1941; EO 8964, December 10, 1941; EO 9089, March 6, 1942

Executive Order 8547
Amending the Foreign Service Regulations of the United States

  • Signed: September 24, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3818, September 26, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 4530, October 26, 1926
  • See: EO 9521, February 13, 1945

Executive Order 8548
Establishing the North Carolina Wildlife Management Area; North Carolina

  • Signed: September 24, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3819, September 26, 1940

Executive Order 8549
Designating the Secretary of the Treasury To Accept on Behalf of the United States a Certain Tract of Land Authorized To Be Conveyed to the United States by the Legislature of Puerto Rico

  • Signed: September 24, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3820, September 26, 1940

Executive Order 8550
Modification of Executive Order No. 3271 of May 11, 1920, Withdrawing Public Lands; Utah

  • Signed: September 24, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3820, September 26, 1940
  • Amends: EO 3271, May 11, 1920

Executive Order 8551
Ordering Certain Units and Members of the National Guard of the United States Into the Active Military Service of the United States

  • Signed: September 25, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3820, September 26, 1940

Executive Order 8552
Exemption of George W. Stose From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: September 26, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8553
Designating Lieutenant Colonel Lewis B. Hershey To Perform Certain Duties Under the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940

  • Signed: September 28, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3887, October 3, 1940
  • See: EO 8559, October 4, 1940

Executive Order 8554
Exemption of William T. Andrews From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: September 28, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8555
Exemption of Samuel A. Cottrell From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: September 28, 1940
  • See: EO 8262, September 26, 1939; EO 8805, June 25, 1941
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8556
Transferring the Use, Possession, and Control of Certain Lands to the Tennessee Valley Authority; Alabama

  • Signed: September 28, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: October 2, 1940 5 FR 3869,

Executive Order 8557
Prescribing Regulations Governing the Payment of Expenses Incurred in Connection With the Death of Certain Civilian Officers and Employees of the United States

  • Signed: September 30, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: October 3, 1940 5 FR 3888,
  • Amended by: EO 10209, February 1, 1951
  • See: EO 10530, May 10, 1954

Executive Order 8558
Transferring Certain Lands to the Secretary of Agriculture for Use, Administration, and Disposition Under Title III of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act

  • Signed: October 1, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3898, October 4, 1940

Executive Order 8559
Designating Colonel Lewis B. Hershey To Perform Certain Duties Under the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940

  • Signed: October 4, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3923, October 8, 1940
  • See: EO 8553, September 28, 1940

Executive Order 8560
Selective Service Regulations

  • Signed: October 4, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3923, October 8, 1940
  • See: EO 8545, September 23, 1940; EO 8561, October 4, 1940

Executive Order 8561
Selective Service Regulations

  • Signed: October 4, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 3935, October 8, 1940
  • See: EO 8545, September 23, 1940; EO 8560, October 4, 1940

Executive Order 8562
Exemption of James L. Hughes From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: October 8, 1940
  • Amends: EO 8260, September 21, 1939
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8563
Amendment of Subdivision VII, Schedule A, Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: October 8, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4049, October 11, 1940

Executive Order 8564
Amendment of Executive Order No. 8257 of September 21, 1939, Authorizing Excepted Appointments To Meet Public Exigency

  • Signed: October 8, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4049, October 11, 1940
  • Amends: EO 8257, September 21, 1939
  • Revoked by: EO 9830, February 24, 1947

Executive Order 8565
Amendment of Executive Order No. 8389 of April 10, 1940, as Amended

  • Signed: October 10, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4062, October 12, 1940
  • Amends: EO 8389, April 10, 1940

Executive Order 8566
Amending the Foreign Service Regulations of the United States

  • Signed: October 15, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4107, October 17, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 7224-A, November 14, 1935
  • Revoked by: EO 9507, December 20, 1944

Executive Order 8567
Providing for the Administration of the Act Entitled "An Act To Authorize the President To Requisition Certain Articles and Materials for the Use of the United States, and for Other Purposes"

  • Signed: October 15, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4121, October 18, 1940

Executive Order 8568
Establishing the St. Lawrence Advisory Committee and Providing for a Preliminary Investigation of International Rapids Section, St. Lawrence River

  • Signed: October 16, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4121, October 18, 1940

Executive Order 8569
Designating the Director of Selective Service To Perform Certain Duties and Functions Under the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940

  • Signed: October 17, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4122, October 18, 1940

Executive Order 8570
Selective Service Regulations

  • Signed: October 18, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4164, October 22, 1940

Executive Order 8571
Transfer of Control and Jurisdiction Over Certain Lands From the Secretary of Agriculture to the Secretary of the Interior; Oklahoma

  • Signed: October 19, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4187, October 23, 1940
  • Revoked by: EO 9282, December 15, 1942

Executive Order 8572
Authorizing the Priorities Board and the Administration of Priorities To Perform Certain Functions Under Section 2 (a) of the Act of June 28, 1940

  • Signed: October 21, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4199, October 24, 1940
  • Amended by: EO 8612, December 15, 1940
  • Revoked by: EO 8629, January 7, 1941

Executive Order 8573
Reserving Public Land for Town-Site Purposes; Alaska

  • Signed: October 21, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4199, October 24, 1940
  • See: Public Land Order 1589, February 12, 1958 (23 FR 1072)

Executive Order 8574
Selective Service Regulations

  • Signed: October 22, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4209, October 25, 1940

Executive Order 8575
Establishing the Thief Valley National Wildlife Refuge; Oregon

  • Signed: October 22, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4213, October 25, 1940
  • Revoked by: Public Land Order 907, July 31, 1953 (18 FR 4619)

Executive Order 8576
Labor Regulations

  • Signed: October 29, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4311, October 31, 1940
  • Supersedes: EO 3691, June 7, 1922

Executive Order 8577
Withdrawing Public Land for Use of the War Department; Alaska

  • Signed: October 29, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4313, October 29, 1940
  • Amended by: EO 9526, February 28, 1945
  • Revoked by: Public Land Order 5461, December 20, 1974 (39 FR 44757)

Executive Order 8578
Withdrawal of Public Land for Use of the War Department as an Aerial Bombing and Gunnery Range; Nevada

  • Signed: October 29, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4313, October 31, 1940
  • Amended by: EO 9526, February 28, 1945; Public Land Order 2613, February 16, 1962 (27 FR 1759)
  • Revoked by: EO 9019, January 12, 1942 (in part); Public Land Order 805, February 12, 1952 (17 FR 1522) (in part); Public Land Order 1382, January 16, 1957 (22 FR 427) (in part)
  • See: EO 6910, November 26, 1934; EO 7373, May 20, 1936; Public Land Order 2568, December 19, 1961 (26 FR 12292)

Executive Order 8579
Withdrawal of Public Land for Use of the War Department as an Aerial Bombing and Gunnery Range; Utah

  • Signed: October 29, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4314, October 31, 1940
  • Supersedes: EO 6910, November 26, 1934; Executive order of June 14, 1921 (unnumbered series); Executive order of February 19, 1926 (unnumbered series)
  • Amended by: EO 9526, February 28, 1945
  • Revoked by: Public Land Order 1240, October 21, 1955 (20 FR 8119) (in part); Public Land Order 1477, August 30, 1957 (22 FR 7138) (in part); Public Land Order 1777, January 13, 1959 (24 FR 425) (in part)
  • See: Public Land Order 4474, July 2, 1968 (33 FR 9822)

Executive Order 8580
Extension of Trust Periods on Indian Lands Expiring During Calendar Year 1941

  • Signed: October 29, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4314, October 31, 1940

Executive Order 8581
Exemption of Andrew McClellan From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: October 31, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8582
Exemption of Hervey G. Mooney From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: October 31, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8583
Partial Revocation of Executive Order No. 5836 of July 12, 1932, Withdrawing Public Lands

  • Signed: November 1, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4343, November 2, 1940
  • Revokes: EO 5886, July 12, 1932 (in part)

Executive Order 8584
Exemption of Frank Burke From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: November 7, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8585
Amending Paragraph 7, Subdivision I, Schedule A of the Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: November 7, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4425, November 9, 1940

Executive Order 8586
Authorizing the Inspection by Receivers, and Trustees in Bankruptcy, and Their Duly Constituted Attorneys in Fact, of Certain Returns Made Under the Internal Revenue Code and of Income, Excess-Profits, and Capital Stock Tax Returns Filed Under the Revenue Act of 1938 or Prior Revenue Acts, Gift Tax Returns Filed After June 16, 1933, and Returns Under Title IX of the Social Security Act

  • Signed: November 7, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4444, November 13, 1940

Executive Order 8587
Amending Certain Provisions of the Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: November 7, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4445, November 13, 1940
  • Revoked by: EO 9830, February 24, 1947

Executive Order 8588
Prescribing Regulations Governing the Payment of Expenses of Transportation of Household Goods and Personal Effects of Certain Civilian Officers and Employees of the United States

  • Signed: November 7, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4448, November 13, 1940
  • Amended by: EO 9122, April 6, 1942; EO 9348, June 3, 1943; EO 9587, July 6, 1945
  • Revoked by: EO 9805, November 25, 1946
  • See: EO 9223, August 15, 1942; EO 9739, June 20, 1946; EO 9778, September 10, 1946

Executive Order 8589
Modifying Executive Order of October 27, 1914, Creating Power Site Reserve No. 461

  • Signed: November 7, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4449, November 13, 1940

Executive Order 8590
Fixing the Number of Men To Be Inducted Into the Land Forces of the United States Prior to July 1, 1941, and Directing Their Selection and Induction

  • Signed: November 8, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4449, November 13, 1940

Executive Order 8591
Withdrawal of Public Land in Aid of Flood Control; Arkansas

  • Signed: November 8, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4450, November 13, 1940
  • Amends: EO 6964, February 5, 1935
  • Revoked by: Public Land Order 946, March 23, 1954 (19 FR 1668) (in part); Public Land Order 6583, January 14, 1985 (50 FR 3760)

Executive Order 8592
Changing the Name of the Lake Bowdoin Migratory Waterfowl Refuge to Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge and Adding Certain Lands Thereto; Montana

  • Signed: November 12, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4478, November 15, 1940
  • Amends: EO 7295, February 14, 1936
  • See: Public Land Order 5162, February 12, 1972 (37 FR 3185)

Executive Order 8593
Prescribing Regulations Governing the Enforcement of the Neutrality of the United States

  • Signed: November 15, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4525, November 19, 1940

Executive Order 8594
Ordering Certain Units and Members of the National Guard of the United States Into the Active Military Service of the United States

  • Signed: November 16, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4557, November 20, 1940

Executive Order 8595
Amendment of Executive Order No. 8502 of August 3, 1940, Prescribing Regulations Governing the Grades and Ratings of Enlisted Men of the Regular Army for the Fiscal Year 1941

  • Signed: November 18, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4558, November 20, 1940
  • Amends: EO 8502, August 3, 1940
  • See: EO 8824, July 28, 1941

Executive Order 8596
Modifying Executive Order No. 3825 of April 14, 1923, and Setting Apart Certain Lands for Aviation Field Purposes; Alaska

  • Signed: 5 FR 4558, November 18, 194November 20, 1940
  • Amends: EO 3825, April 14, 1923
  • Revoked by: Public Land Order 19, August 4, 1942 (12 FR 494) (in part); Public Land Order 3751, July 26, 1965 (30 FR 9541) (in part)

Executive Order 8597
Establishing Sitka Naval Airspace Reservation and Kodiak Naval Airspace Reservation; Alaska

  • Signed: November 18, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4559, November 20, 1940
  • Revoked by: Public Land Order 6939, July 22, 1992 (57 FR 35467)
  • See: EO 9720, May 8, 1946

Executive Order 8598
Reserving Certain Public Lands as Administrative Sites for the Cabeza Prieta Game Range and the Kofa Game Range; Arizona

  • Signed: November 18, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4559, November 20, 1940
  • Amends: EO 6910, November 26, 1934
  • Revoked by: Public Land Order 4617, April 14, 1969 (34 FR 6688) (in part); Public Land Order 4724, October 28, 1969 (34 FR 17773) (in part)

Executive Order 8599
Transferring the Use, Possession, and Control of Certain Property to the Tennessee Valley Authority; Mississippi

  • Signed: November 18, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4559, November 20, 1940

Executive Order 8600
Changing the Name of the Minidoka Wildlife Refuge to Minidoka National Wildlife Refuge and Adding Certain Lands Thereto; Idaho

  • Signed: November 20, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4623, November 26, 1940
  • Amends: EO 7417, July 17, 1936

Executive Order 8601
Enlarging the Mud Lake National Wildlife Refuge; Minnesota

  • Signed: November 20, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4623, November 26, 1940

Executive Order 8602
Extending the Period of Eligibility on Civil Service Registers of Persons Who Serve in the Armed Forces of the United States

  • Signed: November 25, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4673, November 28, 1940
  • Superseded by: EO 8937, November 7, 1941

Executive Order 8603
Exemption of James C. Wynde From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: November 26, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8604
Partial Revocation of Certain Executive Orders Creating Public Water Reserves

  • Signed: November 30, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4771, December 4, 1940
  • Revokes: Executive order of January 13, 1915 (unnumbered series); Executive order of April 17, 1916 (unnumbered series); Executive order of July 10, 1919 (unnumbered series); Executive order of June 24, 1914 (unnumbered series); Executive order of February 16, 1929 (unnumbered series)

Executive Order 8605
Ordering Certain Units and Members of the National Guard of the United States Into the Active Military Service of the United States

  • Signed: November 30, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: December 5, 1940 5 FR 4795,

Executive Order 8606
Definition of Noncombatant Training and Service

  • Signed: December 6, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4887, December 11, 1940

Executive Order 8607
Prescribing Regulations Governing the Exportation of Articles and Materials Designated in the President's Proclamation of December 10, 1940, Issued Pursuant to the Provisions of Section 6 of the Act of Congress Approved July 2, 1940

  • Signed: December 10, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 4903, December 12, 1940
  • Revoked by: EO 8669, February 4, 1941

Executive Order 8608
Appointment of Mary Elizabeth Huber to Franklin D. Roosevelt Library Without Regard to Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: December 11, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received in time for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8609
Exemption of Arthur W. Exline From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: December 11, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8610
Exemption of Roberta L. Lindsey From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: December 11, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8611
Exemption of Acheson F. Hassan From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: December 15, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received in time for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8612
Amendment of Executive Order No. 8572 of October 21, 1940, Authorizing the Priorities Board and the Administrator of Priorities To Perform Certain Functions Under Section 2(a) of the Act of June 28, 1940

  • Signed: December 15, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 5143, December 18, 1940
  • Amends: EO 8572, December 15, 1940
  • Revoked by: EO 8629, January 7, 1941

Executive Order 8613
Excusing Federal Employees From Duty on December 24, 1940

  • Signed: December 16, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 5143, December 18, 1940

Executive Order 8614
Authorizing Initial Appointments to the Positions of Director and Assistant Director of the Bureau of Water Carriers of the Interstate Commerce Commission Without Compliance With the Service Rules

  • Signed: December 18, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8615
Exemption of Maurice A. Emerson From Compulsory Retirement for Age

  • Signed: December 19, 1940
  • Note: This Executive order was not received for publication in the Federal Register.

Executive Order 8616
Placing Palmyra Island, Territory of Hawaii, Under the Control and Jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Navy

  • Signed: December 19, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 5215, December 21, 1940
  • Revoked by: EO 10388, August 27, 1952

Executive Order 8617
Prescribing Regulations Governing the Exportation of Articles and Materials Designated in the President's Proclamation of December 20, 1940, Issued Pursuant to the Provisions of Section 6 of the Act of Congress Approved July 2, 1940

  • Signed: December 20, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 5229, December 24, 1940

Executive Order 8618
Ordering Certain Units and Members of the National Guard of the United States Into the Active Military Service of the United States

  • Signed: December 23, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 5255, December 27, 1940

Executive Order 8619
Designating the Director of Selective Service To Perform Certain Functions and Duties Under the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940

  • Signed: December 23, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 5256, December 27, 1940

Executive Order 8620
Amending Subdivision IX of Schedule A of the Civil Service Rules

  • Signed: December 23, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 5256, December 27, 1940

Executive Order 8621
Revoking in Part Proclamation No. 1519 of April 16, 1919, and Reserving Certain Lands for Aviation Purposes; Alaska

  • Signed: December 27, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 5275, December 31, 1940
  • Revokes: Proc. 1519, April 16, 1919 (in part)
  • Revoked by: Public Land Order 659, August 24, 1950 (15 FR 5912)

Executive Order 8622
Reserving Certain Public Lands in Connection With the Squaw Creek Antelope Range and Wildlife Refuge; Washington

  • Signed: December 22, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 5 FR 5275, December 31, 1940
  • Supersedes: EO 6964, February 5, 1935 (in part)
  • Revoked by: Public Land Order 949, March 29, 1954 (19 FR 1822)

Executive Order 8623
Suspension of Eight-Hour Law as to Persons Employed by the Government in the Construction of Certain Army and Navy Bases in British Possessions in the Atlantic Ocean

  • Signed: December 31, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 6 FR 13, January 3, 1941

Executive Order 8624
Making Certain Changes in the Organization of Customs Collection District No. 26 (Arizona)

  • Signed: December 31, 1940
  • Federal Register page and date: 6 FR 13, January 3, 1941

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