Definition of Commerce secretary
1. Noun. The person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Commerce. "The first Commerce Secretary was William C. Redfield who was appointed by Wilson"
2. Noun. The position of the head of the Department of Commerce. "The position of Commerce Secretary was created in 1913"
Generic synonyms: Secretaryship
Group relationships: United States Cabinet, Us Cabinet
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Literary usage of Commerce secretary
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1. American Chambers of Commerce by Kenneth Montague Sturges (1915)
"Secretary Deland of the Denver Chamber of Commerce. Secretary Gitchell of the Detroit Board of Commerce. Secretary ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Government by Andrew Cunningham McLaughlin, Albert Bushnell Hart (1914)
"Department of Commerce: Secretary of Commerce, $12000; Assistant Secretary, $5,- 000; Chief, Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce, $4000; Commissioner of ..."
3. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1918)
"$4500. Charged with the conduct of investigations of rural economics and cooperative organization. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Secretary of Commerce. ..."