Definition of Secretary of the navy
1. Noun. Head of a former executive department; combined with the War Secretary to form the Defense Secretary in 1947.
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Literary usage of Secretary of the navy
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annual Report by United States Civil Service Commission (1898)
"THEODORE ROOSEVELT, ASSISTANT secretary of the navy, 1897. The Department fully sustains the conclusions of Commander Davis as to the charges against Mr. ..."
2. United States Supreme Court Reports by United States Supreme Court, Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, LEXIS Law Publishing (1901)
"Judge Cox issued the writ directed to William C. Whitney, Secretary of the Navy, who had become such by succession to Secretary Chandler. ..."
3. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1904)
"Estimate from the Secretary of the Navy of appropriations for officers' ... Letter of the Secretary of the Navy, asking for an appropriation for the steel ..."
4. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1886)
"Wherefore the said William C. Whitney, Secretary of the Navy, has here, ... Does the return of the Secretary of the Navy to the writ and its accompany ing ..."
5. The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: With a Life by John Adams, Charles Francis Adams (1854)
"TO B. STODDERT, secretary of the navy. Philadelphia, 31 March, 1800. The President of the United States requests the Secretary of the Navy to employ some of ..."