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EXECUTIVE AGENCIES ON FISHERIES
(Hearings on Office of Price Administration heretofore
printed under title “Price Ceilings on Fisheries'')
SUBCOMMITTEE ON FISHERIES OF THE
COMMITTEE ON THE MERCHANT MARINE AND FISHERIES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES SEVENTY-EIGHTH CONG
H. Res. 52
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING INVESTIGATION OF THE
MARINE AND FISHERIES
COMMITTEE ON THE MERCHANT MARINE AND FISHERIES
SCHUYLER OTIS BLAND, Virginia, Chairman ROBERT RAMSPECK, Georgia
RICHARD J. WELCH, California JOSEPH J. MANSFIELD, Texas
JOSEPH J. O'BRIEN, New York EDWARD J. HART, New Jersey
FRED BRADLEY, Michigan FRANK W. BOYKIN, Alabama
GORDON CANFIELD, New Jersey J. HARDIN PETERSON, Florida
LAWRENCE H. SMITH, Wisconsin HERBERT C. BONNER, North Carolina DANIEL ELLISON, Maryland HENRY M.JACKSON, Washington
ALVIN F. WEICHEL, Ohio LOUIS J. CAPOZZOLI, New York
CHRISTIAN A. HERTER, Massachusetts EUGENE J. KEOUGH, New York
RALPH E. CHURCH, Illinois
J. R. FARRINGTON, Hawaii
SUBCOMMITTEE ON FISHERIES
J. HARDIN PETERSON, Chairman Mr. MANSFIELD
Blau, C. I...
Davidson, A. E..
REPORTS OF GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
LETTERS FROM STATES AND TERRITORIES
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1. Executive Order No. 9204.---
W. F. 0. 52 (Food Directive No. 2, Amendment 1)----
seriously reduce the production of fishery products. 12. Chart of Fish and Wildlife Service (Department of the Interior) ----13. Chart of Division of Fishery Biology --
_facing 14. Chart of Division of Fishery Industries.-
_facing 15a. Pilchard Chart --15b. Pilchard Chart --16. Chart of Division of Fish Culture...
_facing 17. Chart of Division of Alaska Fisheries-----
- facing 18. M. 31634, Department of the Interior.--19. Letter from Association of Pacific Fisheries --20. Secretary of the Interior reply to Association of Pacific Fisheries 21. Map showing stations of Fish and Wildlife Service------------facing
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EXECUTIVE AGENCIES ON FISHERIES
COMMITTED ON THE MHOUSE OF REPR
emReprervange Mechant Marine Power of Fisheries and
THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 1944
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, COMMITTEE ON THE MERCHANT MARINE AND FISHERIES, SPECIAL SUBCOMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE FISHERIES,
Washington, D. C. The subcommittee met in room 228, Old House Office Building, at 1 p. m., the Honorable J. Hardin Peterson (chairman of the subcommittee) presiding.
Present: Representative J. Hardin Peterson (chairman).
Also present: Irving G. McCann, special assistant to the chairman of the Committee on the Merchant Marine and Fisheries; Charles W. Porter, War Food Administration; E. A. Power, Fish and Wildlife Service; L. S. Christey, Office of the Coordinator of Fisheries; Elmer Higgins, Office of the Coordinator of Fisheries; Charles E. Jackson, Office of the Coordinator of Fisheries; Charles A. Carter, United States Tariff Commission; Hugh M. Frampton, Washington, D. C.; H. Thomas Austern, Washington, D. C. Mr. PETERSON. The hearing will come to order. At this time will all witnesses raise their right hands?
Do you and each of you solemnly swear that the evidence you will give in this hearing will be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you God?
(All witnesses responded in the affirmative.)
TESTIMONY OF CHARLES E. JACKSON, ASSISTANT DEPUTY
COORDINATOR OF FISHERIES ·
Mr. McCann. Are you associated in any way with Fish and Wildlife?
Mr. JACKSON. I am also Assistant Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service.
Mr. McCann. How long have you been in the Fish and Wildlife Service?
Mr. JACKSON. About 11 years, including its preceding organization, the Bureau of Fisheries.
Mr. McCann. What are your duties as Assistant Director? Mr. JACKSON. I am primarily responsible for fisheries administration,
Mr. McCann. Do you mean by that the commercial fisheries administration?