Eyewitness

Oath of office: Eisenhower nominee sworn in

This photo from The Star’s archives is dated Aug. 10, 1959. Its original caption:

Frederick H. Mueller, left, is sworn in as secretary of commerce today by Attorney General William Rogers. President Eisenhower witnesses the ceremony in his White House office. Mueller, a Grand Rapids, Mich., furniture manufacturer, has been acting secretary since Senate rejection of the president’s nomination of Lewis Strauss for the Cabinet post.

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