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Harry S. Truman
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  EXECUTIVE ORDER 9614  
TERMINATION OF THE WAR REFUGEE BOARD

By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the statutes of the United States it is hereby ordered as follows:

The War Refugee Board, established in the Executive Office of the President by Executive Order No. 9417 of January 22, 1944(1) is hereby terminated.

The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed (1) to liquidate all of the activities and obligations, and wind up all of the affairs, of the Board as rapidly as practicable, and not later than June 30, 1946; (2) to utilize therefor such of the personnel, property, records, and unexpended appropriations of the Board as may be necessary; and (3), consonant with applicable law and regulations and at such times as may be appropriate, to separate the personnel from the service of the Board and to dispose of its property and records.

This order shall become effective at the close of business September 15, 1945.

(1) 3 CFR 1944 Supp.

HARRY S. TRUMAN
THE WHITE HOUSE,
September 14, 1945.