PRESIDENT WOODROW WILSON - CIVIL APPOINTMENT SIGNED 01/03/1916 CO-SIGNED BY: WILLIAM G. McADOO - HFSID 5291
WOODROW WILSON and WILLIAM G. McADOO Appointment of a Senior Surgeon in the Public Health Service Civil Appointment signed: "Woodrow Wilson" as President and "W.G. McAdoo" as Secretary of the Treasury, 1p, 19¾x16. On vellum. Washington, 1916 January 3.
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WOODROW WILSON and WILLIAM G. McADOO
Appointment of a Senior Surgeon in the Public Health Service
Civil Appointment signed: "Woodrow Wilson" as President and "W.G. McAdoo" as Secretary of the Treasury, 1p, 19¾x16. On vellum. Washington, 1916 January 3. Appointment of James Clifford Perry as "Senior Surgeon, to rank as such from March 4, 1915 in the Public Health Service...." In 1798, the U.S. Marine Hospital Service was created. Its name was changed to the U.S. Public Health and Marine Hospital Service in 1902 and to the U.S. Public Health Service in 1912. President WOODROW WILSON's youngest daughter, Eleanor, had married her father's Secretary of the Treasury, WILLIAM G. McADOO, in the White House on May 7, 1914. McAdoo served in Wilson's Cabinet from 1913-1918. At both the 1920 and 1924 Democratic National Conventions, McAdoo led all nominees for the presidency on the first ballot, losing the nomination both times. Vertical folds from having the document rolled-up do not affect signatures. Slight embossing at blank margins from prior mounting. Light, nailhead-size soil stains at left blank margin. Slightly creased. Some wear on seal. Signatures are fine.
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