Monday, March 4, 2013

1913 - Taft Signs Bill Creating Dept. of Labor

The Evening Herald
March 4 1913

New Department 
To Be Created
President Taft Signs Measure
and Congressman Wilson
Announces His
Acceptance of Post
Washington, D.C. March 4--President Taft today signed a bill creating the department of Labor.

Congressman Wilson of Pennsylvania announced that he had accepted this post in the Wilson cabinet.

Secretary Tumulty announced that the cabinet nominations would not go to the senate until tomorrow.  The personnel will not be announced until then.

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