Proclamation, December 14, 1925

Purpose: Proclamation Naming the Director General of the Railroads

Date: December 14, 1925

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Whereas by Proclamation dated August 13, 1923, James C. Davis, Director General of Railroads, was designated as the Agent provided for in Section 206 of the Transportation Act, 1920; and

Whereas, the said James C. Davis, 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, Calvin Coolidge, President of the United States, 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 at midnight on the 31st day of December, 1925, Andrew W. Mellon, 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 by the President at the city of Washington this 14th day of December, in the year of Our Lord, Nineteen Hundred and Twenty-five, and of the Independence of the United States of the One Hundred and Fiftieth.


Citation: The Statutes at Large of the United States of America from December 1925 to March 1927

The Coolidge Foundation gratefully acknowledges the volunteer efforts of Robert Manchester who prepared this document for digital publication.

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